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Grandison Delaney Royston Correspondence

Identifier: MS L34 Royston

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of printed text of correspondence exchanged at Washington, Arkansas, July 9 and 13, 1863, between Rufus King Garland and Royston, pertaining to Garland's candidacy for election to the Congress of the Confederate States.

Copied from original printed text, torn from an unidentified work in the Robert Wilson Trimble Collection, Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock.


  • Creation: 1863


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Grandison Delaney Royston was born in Carter County, Tennessee on December 9, 1809. He later moved to Arkansas where he held several political offices, serving in the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1837 and the Arkansas State Senate in 1858. He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress between 1862 and 1864. He would pass away on August 14, 1889 in Washington, Arkansas.


.001 Linear Feet (2 items)

Arrangement of the Papers

The collection consists of a single folder, arranged chronologically, housed in a box with other smaller manuscript collections.

Acquisition Information

The Grandison Delaney Royston Correspondence were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1956 by the Arkansas History Commission of Little Rock, Arkansas

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Grandison Delaney Royston Correspondence
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
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Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
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