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Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace docket

Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace docket

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Finding aid for the Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace docket

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700

October 24, 2013



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-25T12:29-0500
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Edmondson, Samuel, 1803-1866
Title: Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace docket
Dates: 1859-1861
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a single record book containing the court docket for Samuel Edmondson, Justice of the Peace in Upper Township, Sebastian County, Arkansas.
Identification: BC.MSS.07.58
Language: English

Arrangement

The Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace Docket is arranged chronologically with alphabetical index in the front.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single record book containing the court docket for one Samuel Edmondson, Justice of the Peace in Upper Township, Sebastian County, Arkansas. It contains a record of the various proceedings in his court during the period indicated.


Biographical Information

Samuel Edmondson (1803-1866) was born in Tennessee and lived in Macon, Georgia during his youth. He was one of the first settlers in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and served as an attorney there. In addition to being a justice of the peace in Fort Smith, he also served on the committee formed to create Sebastian County and served two terms as Sebastian County representative in the Arkansas Legislature.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Edmondson, Samuel, 1803-1866
Justices of the peace -- Arkansas.
Sebastian County (Ark.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Samuel Edmondson Justice of the Peace docket, MSS.07.58, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Separated from the Toney family papers, 1997


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