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English, E. H. (Elbert Hartwell), 1816-1884



Served as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court for a total of twenty years

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Elbert Hartwell English Letter, 1875

Identifier: MC-1954-62
Scope and Contents

A letter from Little Rock, Arkansas, September, 1875, written by E. H. English to Hon. I. T. Adair of the Cherokee Nation, tells of the reconstruction problems. He mentions troubles with carpet-baggers, but goes on to say "... after ten years of oppression, our people overthrew them, and put me back in my old place. They left the State as poor as Job's turkey, but I think it will rise rapidly again."

Dates: 1875-09