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Jesse Trewhitt letter

Jesse Trewhitt Letter

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Finding aid for the Jesse Trewhitt Letter

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

4/15/2011



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-19T09:39-0500
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Trewhitt, Jesse, 1794-1865
Title: Jesse Trewhitt Letter
Dates: 1861
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a photocopy of a letter written by Jesse Trewhitt, a resident of Crawford County, Arkansas, shortly after the surrender of Fort Smith and Arkansas's vote to secede.
Identification: MSS.11.35
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a letter written by Jesse Trewhitt, a resident of Crawford County, Arkansas, shortly after the surrender of Fort Smith and Arkansas's vote to secede.


Biographical Note

Jesse Trewhitt was born in North Carolina, in 1792, and shortly after the family moved to Tennessee. Jesse married Nancy Gilstrap on April 1, 1813. Along with several family members, they relocated in 1839, to Putnam County, Missouri. In 1861, they moved to Crawford County, Arkansas, with six of their eight children. Jesse was both a medical doctor and a farmer and continued to provide medical care throughout the war. He died in 1865.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Crawford County (Ark.)
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Putnam County (Mo.)
Trewhitt, Jesse, 1794-1865

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jesse Trewhitt Civil War Era Letter, MSS 11-35, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by J. Pettit, 2004


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