Title

September 28

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Elias Rector, Albert Pike at a table with Rector, and Rector unloading canoes with a Native American.

Transcription

Sept. 28, 1802 Elias Rector born, “The fine old Arkansas gentleman,” came to Arkansas in 1825, settled in Ft. Smith 1837, U.S. Marshall for 16 years, Supt. of Indian affairs, died Nov. 22, 1878.

Albert Pike’s “fine old Arkansas Gentleman."

Elias Rector was sent to Florida by U.S. to end the Seminole War.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Fort Smith, Sebastian County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

September 28, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Resource Type

Text

Collection

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

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

September 28, 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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