Title

January 15

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Freeman Compton, the outline of Lawrence County, and the Lawrence County court house.

Transcription

January 15, 1824 Freeman W. Compton born Orange Co., N. Carolina, Associate Justice of Supreme Court, died 1892.

First settlement in Lawrence County 1811.

Davidsonville was seat of Justice and became first post office in Arkansas in 1817.

Jan. 15, 1815 Lawrence County created.

First court house of Lawrence County.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

January 15, Walter J. Lemke Drawings Collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Resource Type

Document

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

January 15, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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