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John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895

John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895

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John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895 UALR.MS.0040

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
archives@ualr.edu



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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-06-03T09:43-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895
Dates: Bulk, 1861-1862
Dates: 1836-1895
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet; 1 document box
Identification: UALR.MS.0040
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Arrangement

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Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, subsistence and supply receipts, records of court martial proceedings, muster rolls, orders relating to the activities of Captain John Rice Homer Scott, C.S.A., cavalry (File 2 contains letters from Col. T. C. Hindman and File 17 contains correspondence regarding the Peace Society).

Files 22-25 contain bills of sale, legal documents, and correspondence concerning business affairs of Captain Scott.

This collection was originally numbered A-35.


Biographical Note

John Rice Homer Scott was born in St. Genevieve, Missouri, on 1813 October 16. He moved to Pope County, Arkansas, in 1828. Scott graduated from St. Joseph's College, Bardstown, Kentucky, in 1827. He read law in his father's law office and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He had farming interests near Dover, Arkansas, and also sold merchandise there. From 1842 to 1850, he was clerk of the circuit, county and probate courts. In 1873, he was state senator for Pope, Conway, and Searcy counties. During the Civil War, Captain Scott commanded a squadron of four cavalry companies. He took part in the battles of Elk Horn and Farmington. He later served as the senior editor of the Russellville Democrat. Scott died 1905 August 23 and is buried in Old Lake Graveyard, the town of Dover, Pope County.


Arkansas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Scott, John Rice Homer, 1813-1905
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


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Citation Notes

Bibliographic Citation:

John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895, UALR.MS.0040. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote Information:

Description of item, file number, box number, John Rice Homer Scott Collection, 1836-1895, UALR.MS.0040.


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