Title

October 16

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Isaac Murphy and three pioneers paddling a canoe.

Transcription

October 16, 1799 Governor Isaac Murphy born near Pittsburgh, PA, only delegate to convention of 1861 who voted against secession, elected governor of Union govt. set up at Little Rock in 1864, lived in Huntsville.

Oct. 16, 1804 Wm. Dunbar and Dr. Geo. Hunter began trip ordered by Thos. Jefferson to map route and to analyze the Hot Springs.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Hot Springs, Garland County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

October 16, 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

October 16, 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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