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Matthew W. House ledger book

Matthew W. House ledger book

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Finding aid for the Matthew W. House ledger book

BC.MSS.09.19

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

September 3, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:House, Matthew W., 1823-1908
Title: Matthew W. House ledger book
Dates: 1869-1874
Quantity: 0.92 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains a ledger book belonging to Matthew W. House, a Saline county farmer.
Identification: BC.MSS.09.19
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection consists of one ledger book and one file containing biographical information.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains a ledger book belonging to Matthew W. House, a Saline county farmer. Most of the ledger contains accounting-type entries, but there are also random notes, including information on a school in Hurricane Township, Saline County.


Biographical Information

Matthew W. House was born in Tennessee June 16, 1823. He came to Arkansas in 1855, having served in the United States Army during the war with Mexico in 1846. House owned a farm in Saline County, Arkansas. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and of the Masonic Lodge. His wife, Martha, was also from Tennessee; they had five children. By 1901 House had retired and was living in Benton. He died at home March 6, 1908.


Index Terms

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

Agriculture -- Arkansas
House, Matthew W., 1823-1908
Saline County (Ark.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Matthew W. House ledger book, MSS.09.19, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mike Wallace, March 26, 2009


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