Title

January 18

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include Thomas Newton riding a horse, Newton behind a mail counter, an envelope, and a cityscape of Washington.

Transcription

Early Arkansas mail rider Thos. W. Newton born Jan. 18, 1804 in Alexandria, VA.

Rode the early mail in Arkansas.

Postmaster in Little Rock 1823-28. U. S. Marshal and member of Congress 1847.

Washington in 1840.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

January 18, 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 18, 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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