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Augustus H. Garland Letter

Identifier: MC 1543

Scope and Content Note

A letter written by Augustus Hill Garland, written on the stationery of the United States Senate Chamber, Washington, October 31, 1877. The collection consists of a note written in ink on a sheet of lined paper torn across the middle. The address of the Senate Chamber is printed in Gothic type at the upper right.

The senator is apparently writing to confirm the date of his service as Governor of Arkansas. The note is addressed to Frank Thomas Esq.


  • Creation: 1877


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

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Use Information

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No Interlibrary Loan.

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Biographical Note

Augustus Hill Garland (1832-1899) was Governor of Arkansas, 1874-1877. Elected to the U.S. Senate, he served from 1877 until 1885, when he resigned to serve as Grover Cleveland's Attorney General, a position he held until 1889.

See also the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Acquisition Information

The Augustus H. Garland Letter was given to the University of Arkansas Libraries on May 21, 2004 by Professor Stephen A. Smith of the Department of Communications.

Processing Information

Processed by Ethel Simpson, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in May 2004.

Augustus H. Garland Letter
Ethel Simpson
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

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