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Woodruff County (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

W.A. Crouch Letters

Identifier: MC 550
Scope and Content Note Letters (and positive photocopies written by W.A. Crouch, Cotton Plant, Arkansas, 13 October and 26 October 1862, to his wife. Includes account of capture of a Federal wagon train neat Helena, Arkansas. Letters, dated October 13 and 26, 1862, from Private W. A. Crouch, Chrisman's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion, stationed in Cotton Plant (Woodruff County), to his wife at Batesville. Crouch describes in considerable detail his part in a raid on a Union army forage expedition near...
Dates: 1862

Currie Family Papers

Identifier: MC 713
Scope and Content Note Letters, promissory notes, and other miscellaneous documents pertaining to the Currie families of Woodruff County, Arkansas. The letters describe farming conditions, some local politics and race relations, and mostly family gossip regarding health, marriages, and deaths. The promissory notes include sections of ledger books and other financial records from both Arkansas and Tennessee transactions. The miscellaneous documents include some items which do not appear to directly...
Dates: 1852-1891

James B. Currie Ledger

Identifier: MC 900
Scope and Content Note

Account ledger kept by James B. Currie, Woodruff County, Arkansas, recording merchandise transactions, a tally of cotton picked by slaves, and sales receipts. Most of the inked entries are dated 1851-1852, with pencil additions made in the later 1860s. One laid in contract fragment appears to be a sharecropper agreement dated 1867. Some of the entries made in the Civil War years appear to be sales to Confederate officers.

Dates: 1851-1869

Watson Family Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1739
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters written by Elizabeth Patey Watson and her daughter, Elizabeth “Betty” C. Watson. Within the text, information is given about family members and familial association, daily life in Tennessee and Arkansas, and personal and family health.

Dates: 1848-1854