Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Land and allied papers dealing with property in Southwest Arkansas (Red River).
Correspondence, deeds, mortgages, maps and plats, and other material pertaining to land ownership and to the sale and purchase of lands in Arkansas, particularly in Lafayette, Hempstead, and Pulaski Counties. Correspondents include James Chestnut, Jr.
Deed from David Gillespie of New York, NY, conveying to Israel Foote[?] of New York, NY, in consideration of $20.00, 160 acres of military bounty land in T8N, R8W, Arkansas Territory; executed at New York Aug. 16, 1823, and filed for record by Pulaski County, Ark. recorder Aug. 8, 1824.
William and Mary Fulsom to Governor of Territory of Missouri, May 28, 1819, in estate of Ebenezer Fulsom, and James Jackson to John Pope, Governor of Territory of Arkansas, August 19, 1829, in estate of Elijah H. Barton.
Handwritten legal notice, signed by Charles Kelly, calling for a court-ordered sale of enslaved persons owned by James Rupell to take place at Batesville on October 27, 1824. Judgment in favor of the estate of Patrick McMannis, deceased. Enslaved persons in the sale were Moses, an approximately 40-year-old man, Lew, and approximately 40-year-old woman, and Mel, an approximately 22-year-old man.
The Halsey Prudden Correspondence contains biographical information about the Prudden family, and correspondence discussing Arkansas frontier life, and religion. Additional the collection contains two sets of transcribed correspondence; one created by Emma Carmen, Prudden's niece and one provided by Jane Bradford, Prudden's great-great niece.
H. R. 238. December 21, 1818.... A bill establishing a separate territorial government in the southern part of the Territory of Missouri. 1 item, 6 pages.
Military bounty land warrant number 23448, awarded to Harmon Wart for his service during the War of 1812. The warrant was for "160 acres being the north east quarter of section 18, township 6 north, range 9 west" in Arkansas Territory.