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Certificate Appointing Alfred M. Wilson as Prosecuting Attorney

Identifier: MC 2614

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one certificate appointing Alfred W. Wilson to Prosecuting Attorney of the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Wilson wrote a declaration on the back stating that he had not been involved in dueling. Certificate is also signed by Archibald Yell.


  • Creation: December 1, 1842

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Conditions Governing Use

No Use Restrictions Apply. No Interlibrary Loan. Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

At different points in his career, Alfred M. Wilson held positions as prosecuting attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, U.S. District Attorney in the Western District of Arkansas, and as mayor of Fayetteville.


.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


Collection consists of one item.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Certificate Appointing Alfred M. Wilson as Prosecuting Attorney was donated to the Special Collections Department by the University of Arkansas School of Law on September 16, 2022

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Allen in September 2022.

Certificate Appointing Alfred M. Wilson as Prosecuting Attorney
Amy Allen
September 2022
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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
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444