Contents of the collection include indentures, summons, petitions, lawsuits, promissory notes, wills and estate settlements. The collection is organized chronologically.
Contains early Hempstead County court records dating from Arkansas's territorial period to just after the Civil War. These records had been discarded during the late 1930s and were saved from destruction by Martha Book's mother-in-law, Carrie Mae Ellis Book.
Document; 8.5" x 11"
Hempstead County (Ark.)
Russell and Martha Book collection, MSSA.0008
Arkansas State Archives
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
Russell and Martha Book collection, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas.
United States History