Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - John E. Knight, MS.136
 
Biographical/Historical Note
 John E. Knight was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in 1816. In 1843 he married Hannah Donnell in New York, and came to Little Rock, Arkansas, that same year. Knight was editor of the Arkansas Democrat from 1846 to 1850. He was also associated with the Arkansas Gazette. He had one daughter, Elizabeth Knight, who married James S. Pollock, a banker in Little Rock. Knight died in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 28, 1901, and was buried in Mount Holly Cemetery. Elizabeth Knight Pollock died in 1910.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, deeds, certificates, plats, fieldnotes, contracts, power of attorney papers, leases, and other papers related to land grants, titles, and claims in the settlement of Little Rock, Arkansas, and surrounding areas.
John E. Knight collected documents about the settlement of Little Rock, Arkansas. The majority of these papers are from William Russell to Chester Ashley, pertaining to pre-emption claims in and around Little Rock. Other material concerns the 1819-1822 dispute related to the the New Madrid Certificate and pre-emption claims of James Bryant, Stephen F. Austin, and William M. O'Hara.

  • Personal papers
    • Correspondence
      • 1. 1822 January 22: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas, to Isaac Watkins, Little Rock, Arkansas (Box 1)
      • 2. 1835 November 5: B.W. Lee, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 3. 1838 April 15: Joseph Desruisseaux, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 4. 1838 May 18: Frederick Notrebe, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 5. 1839 December 27: Joseph Scull, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 6. 1840 March 15: B.W. Lee, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 7. 1840 May 12: Charles F. Notrebe, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 8. 1840 September 7: Charles F. Notrebe, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 9. 1841 January 3: Terrance Farrelly, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 10. 1841 July 15: Frederick Notrebe, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 11. 1842 August 24: John J. Kinney, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to John B. Notrebe, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 12. 1844 April 30: B.W. Lee, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 13. 1845 February 15: Odile Vaugine, Jefferson County, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 14. 1845 August 1: Terrance Farrelly, Mound Grove, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 15. 1845 October 24: Terrance Farrelly, Mound Grove, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 16. 1846 January 21: William Bledsoe Scull, Jefferson County, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 17. 1847 February 8: A.B.K. Thetford, South Bend, Jefferson County, Arkansas, to Louis C. Thetford, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 18. 1848 February 1: A.B.K. Thetford, South Bend, Jefferson County, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 19. Undated: [Jelicane...], Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 20. Undated: Joseph Scull, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
      • 21. Undated: James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Frederick Notrebe, Arkansas Post, Arkansas
    • Legal
      • 22. 1817 August 12: Amos Wheeler, Saint Louis County, Missouri, to Justus Post, transcript of will
      • 23. 1825 June 4: John Jones, Washington County, Missouri, to witness the agreement between Henry Elliott and James Bryan
      • 24. 1848 May: Lieutenant A.M. Woodruff, 12th U.S. Infantry, pertains to Thomas Cooney, Private, who died in Guenervaca, Mexico
      • 25. 1850 March 18: Major D. Hunter, Pay Department, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, bank draft awarded to Samuel P. Johnston for military services
      • 26. 1855 January 6: Elias N. Conway, Governor of Arkansas, to John E. Knight, certificate for being elected alderman
      • 27. 1855 June 18: Charles P. Bertrand, Mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, deed #285, Mount Holly Cemetery
    • Accounts
      • 28. [1797]: Joseph Knight, Hall Knight, Newburyport, Massachusetts, record book for purchasing family goods
      • 29. 1836 March 4: H.B. [Cenas], New Orleans, Louisiana, to Frederick Notrebe, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, bank draft
      • 30. [1836 January-1837 December]: James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, account papers and quarterly returns
      • 31. [1838 October 28-1839 August 8]: T. Farrelly account papers concerning the Academy Sacred Hearts, Saint Louis, Missouri
    • Miscellaneous
      • 32. [1821 February-1821 May]: William M. O'Hara, Little Rock, Arkansas, list of relatives owning land in Little Rock and Crystal Hill areas
      • 33. Undated: Envelope, Batesville, Arkansas, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas
      • 34. Undated: Notice, for sale by E. Stedman, Newburyport, Massachusetts
  • Financial correspondence
    • 35. 1826 February 23: William Russell, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, concerning Francis Imbeau land claims
    • 36. 1826 February 24: William Russell, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning rental of land
    • 37. 1826 March 10: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, papers concerning Francis Imbeau land claims
    • 38. 1826 March 21: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, agreement to purchase a certain land
    • 39. 1826 March 28: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, document concerning Quapaw lands
    • 40. 1826 April 1: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning A.H. Sevier for 600 arpents in Spanish grant
    • 41. 1826 April 14: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, memorandum
    • 42. 1826 April 19: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley and Wright Daniel, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerns pre-emption claims to Cherokee lands
    • 43. 1826 April 19: William Russell, no address, to W. Daniel and C. Ashley
    • 44. 1826 April 20: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Isaac Watkins, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning Cherokee pre-emption claims of James Curran
    • 45. 1826 April 22: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Benjamin Desha, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, pre-emption claims to Cherokee lands
    • 46. 1826 June 7: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning papers sent to A.H.Sevier for 600 arpents in Spanish grant
    • 47. 1827 February 5: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning pre-emption claims of James Curran
    • 48. 1827 February 22: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, letter concerning Spanish grants by Carlos DeVilemont
    • 49. 1827 February 24: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerning purchase of real estate by A.H. Sevier
    • 50. 1829 February 12: William Russell or Chester Ashley, William Russell's attorney in faith, to Register of Land Offices, Lawrence District, Arkansas, protest against locations of Quapaw lands
    • 51. 1833 April 5: William Russell, no address, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, memoranda about certain lands
    • 52. 1837 December 30: William B. Wait, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, to Frederick Notrebe, Post of Arkansas, note against Thomas T. Tunstall, Prairie County, Arkansas Territory
    • 53. 1838 March 10: Bennett Morrell and Company, Desha County (Mouth White River), Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, South Bend, Arkansas, receipt from Marcus B. Desha
    • 54. 1839 February 12: Antoine Barraque, New Gascony, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Post of Arkansas, mention of payment to W.E. Woodruff for $200 from A. Barraque
    • 53. 1839 February 26: J. Scull, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, pertaining to $350 check paid to Tucker
    • 54. 1839 April 13: T. Farrelly, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, St. Louis, Missouri, pertains to claims by Fowler and general business
    • 55. 1839 April 13: T. Farrelly, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri
    • 55. 1839 July 5: T. Farrelly, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to Charles Notrebe, Saint Louis, Missouri, pertains to the balance of daughter's school term
    • 56. 1839 July 5: T. Farrelly, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, instructions on selling negroes
    • 57. 1839 July 7: T. Farrelly, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, in reference to property settlements
    • 58. 1839 August 18: Charles F. Notrebe, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, expecting payment from Hibbard of Napoleon, Arkansas
    • 59. 1839 September 30: C. K. Gardner, Washington, District of Columbia, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, a balance due
    • 60. 1839 November 6: Charles F. Notrebe, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, business deal with Lucas and partners, [William B.] Wait and C.F. Notrebe
    • 61. 1840 August 14: T. Farrelly, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, received [William B.] Wait's check, to inquire about Caldwell
    • 62. 1841 July 14: T. Farrelly, no address, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, sending the balance to Lucas
    • 63. 1842 May 14: Frederick Notrebe, New Orleans, Louisiana, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, pertains to balance due
    • 64. 1842 November 12: T. Farrelly, Arkansas Post, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, general business around Arkansas Post concerning Lucas
    • 65. 1843 May 30: Frederick Notrebe, Post of Arkansas, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, pertains to lands in Chicot County, Arkansas
    • 66. 1844 March 12: Hewes Scull, Jefferson County, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, pertaining to borrowing some money for the children to go to school
    • 67. 1844 September 28: Frederick Notrebe, Post of Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, pertains to land
    • 68. 1849 March 1: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, bank drafts for land warrants
    • 69. 1849 February 14: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, sending land certificates and warrants of Stephen Crain 46604, and William Jones 47181
    • 70. 1849 March 6: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 48726 of Charles L. Parrish
    • 71. 1849 March 15: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 145 of J.H. Johnson
    • 72. 1849 March 17: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 1286 of L.J. Beall
    • 73. 1849 March 20: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 7484 of Mrs. Eagle
    • 74. 1849 June 15: Solon Borland, Hot Springs, Arkansas, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, people already mentioned in the claims who need to be paid
    • 75. 1849 September 6: Wiley Patterson, Rockport, Arkansas, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, pertaining to "Temperance Salin," who died in the war with Mexico
    • 76. 1849 October 5: Lorenzo Gibson, Rockport, Arkansas,to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, receipt on "Salin" land warrant
    • 77. 1849 November 6: P. Clayton, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, pertains to Albert Pike's pension
    • 78. 1849 December 19: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim of William H. Cherry 2277
    • 79. 1850 February 25: J. J. Crowley, Washington, District of Columbia, to Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, military land claims, Stephen Red, 38,332, and 33,665 for Job Broughton
    • 80. 1850 March 1: N. Butterfield, Washington, District of Columbia, to Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, military bounty land claim 33,665 for Job Broughton
    • 81. 1850 March 1: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, in reference to military bounty land certificate of S. Red and J. Broughton
    • 82. 1850 March 2: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 3144 of May D. Hunters, 1850 February 27
    • 83. 1851 February 4: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 14944 of Isaac Russell
    • 84. 1851 February 14: Solon Borland, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 72414 of Elizah Russell
    • 85. 1864 August 13: R.C. Reed, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, to Harris Flanagin, Washington, Arkansas, resignation of the officers of Company B, 1st Battalion Mounted Volunteers
    • 86. 1879 June 12: James Scull, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to James H. Lucas, Saint Louis, Missouri, payment to Eugene [?]
  • Land deeds and leases
    • 87. 1815 May 4: Antoine Gamelin, New Madrid County, Missouri Territory, to Mary L. Ledue, Saint Louis, Missouri Territory, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 88. 1815 May 8: Francis Lesieur and wife, New Madrid County, Missouri Territory, to Mary L. Ledue, Saint Louis, Missouri Territory, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 89. 1816 October 28: Henry Cockerham, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Rufus Easton, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under the New Madrid Act
    • 90. 1819 February 6: Stephen R. Wiggins, Saint Louis, Missouri, to W.M. O'Hara, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under the New Madrid Act
    • 91. 1819 February 6: Nicholas Jarrot and wife, Cahokia, Illinois, to W.M. O'Hara, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted by New Madrid Act
    • 92. 1819 February 24: Certificate of land pre-empted to Eloy Dejarbois under New Madrid Act to United States Land Surveyor for Illinois and Missouri Territory
    • 93. 1819 February 26: Certificate of land surveyed for John B. Langlois, under New Madrid Act
    • 94. 1819 March 5: William M. O'Hara and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Stephen F. Austin, Washington, Missouri, deed to land
    • 95. 1819 June 19: Rufus Easton and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Amos Wheeler, Saint Louis, Missouri, transcript of deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 96. 1819 November 30: Certificate of land surveyed for Francis Lesieur under New Madrid Act
    • 97. 1820 January 31: Certificate of land surveyed for Eloy Dejarbois under New Madrid Act, to United States Land Surveyor for Illinois and Missouri
    • 98. 1820 January 31: Certificate of land surveyed for Peter Porier under New Madrid Act
    • 99. 1820 February 9: Lewis Bartholomew, on Arkansas River, Arkansas Territory, to William Russell, Saint Louis County, Missouri Territory, deed for pre-emption rights
    • 100. 1820 March 9: William M. O'Hara and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri Territory, to James Bryan, St. Genevieve County, Missouri Territory, deed
    • 101. 1820 April 19: Certificate of land surveyed for Eloy Dejarbois under New Madrid Act
    • 102. 1820 April 30: Certificate of land surveyed for Francis Lesieur under New Madrid Act
    • 103. 1820 May 1: Certificate of land surveyed for Peter Porier under New Madrid Act
    • 104. 1820 May 17: Pryor Quarels and wife, St. Louis, Missouri, to William M. O'Hara, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 105. 1820 August 20: William M. O'Hara and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri, to James Bryan and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed
    • 106. 1820 August 20: James Bryan, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Henry Elliott, Saint Genevieve, Missouri, deed to lands pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 107. 1820 October 30: William M. O'Hara, Saint Louis County, Missouri, a statement and claim to Little Rock giving official surveys and designating the locations
    • 108. 1821 March 28: Henry Elliott, Arkopolis, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to Joseph Thornhill, Arkopolis, Pulaski County, Arkansas, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 109. 1821 April 24: Francis Imbeau, Cherokee Nation, to Lewis Rouse, Little Rock, Arkansas, title to Quapaw lands
    • 110. 1821 July 12: Pierre "Caddy" Caussatt, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 111. 1821 August 13: William M. O'Hara, Little Rock, Arkansas, to James Debaun, Arkopolis, Arkansas, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 112. 1821 September 12: Nathaniel [Thilbrooke], Little Rock, Arkansas, to Thomas Collit, receipt for certain New Madrid claims
    • 113. 1821 October 15: Jacob Jones and his wife, Arkansas Territory, to Henry Elliott, Saint Genevieve, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 114. 1821 November 26: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Robert Crittenden and William Trimble, Arkansas Territory, deed to land located in Little Rock area
    • 115. 1822 March 10: James Bryan and wife, Jefferson County, Missouri, to Jacob Jones, Jefferson County, Missouri, deed to land pre-empted under New Madrid Act
    • 116. 1824 July 14: Martin Imbeau, Arkansas Territory, to Thomas W. Newton, Arkansas Territory, deed to land claimed about three quarters of a mile below Little Rock in the Quapaw purchase
    • 117. 1825 February 14: Justus Post, Arkansas Territory, Robert Simpson, Arkansas Territory, and Chester Ashley, Arkansas Territory, an agreement between and by the above for certificate #156
    • 118. 1825 March 10: James DeBaun, Arkansas Territory, to William Russell, Saint Louis County, Missouri, deed for improvements on certain real estate
    • 119. 1825 March 10: Francis Imbeau, Arkansas Territory, to Wright Daniel, Arkansas Territory, deed for improvements on certain real estate
    • 120. 1825 April 16: I. Brown, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, to Isaac Watkins, Arkansas Territory, lease of school house
    • 121. 1825 April 16: John Mobile, Arkansas Territory, to Isaac Watkins, Arkansas Territory, lease of real estate
    • 122. 1825 April 22: William Russell and Wright Daniel, to Holly Hardin and Jackson Saffold, Arkansas Territory, lease
    • 123. 1825 April 22: William Russell and Wright Daniel, Arkansas Territory, to H. Hardin and Jackson Saffold, lease
    • 124. 1825 April 30: Francis Imbeau, Arkansas Territory, to Wright Daniel, Arkansas Territory, deed for improvement of real estate
    • 125. 1826 February: William Russell, Saint Louis County, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, sketch and designated areas to be purchased
    • 126. 1826 February 25: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, giving Chester Ashley power of attorney to buy, sell, or lease in William Russell's name
    • 127. 1826 February 28: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, agreement for land purchases relating to Quapaw lands
    • 128. 1826 March 17: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Wright Daniel, Arkansas Territory, Benjamin Johnson's locations of deed titles for Cherokee pre-emption # 49
    • 129. 1826 March 20: William Russell, Saint Louis County, Missouri, to William Thurber, Arkansas Territory, lease
    • 130. 1826 April 19: William Russell, Batesville, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, concerns pre-emption claims
    • 131. 1827 February 8: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, power of attorney to collect rents, and pay taxes
    • 132. 1827 December 25: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to John Caruthers, South Bend, Arkansas Territory, lease of real estate near Little Rock
    • 133. 1828 January 10: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Robert Young, Arkansas Territory, lease of real estate near Little Rock
    • 134. 1828 June 6: Wright Daniel, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, to Thomas Dennis, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, lease
    • 135. 1830 May 20: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Robert A. Calloway, Arkansas Territory, lease
    • 136. 1830 November 29: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to Isaiah Palmer, Arkansas Territory, lease
    • 137. 1832 April 5: Robert A. Calloway, Arkansas Territory, to Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, deed
    • 138. 1833 April 4: Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas Territory, to William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, receipt for titles from John Pope for lands below Little Rock
    • 139. 1833 April 4: William Russell, Saint Louis, Missouri, to John Pope, Territory of Arkansas, agreement about claim
    • 140. 1834 April 11: Joseph Tappan, Newbury, [Massachusetts], to Edmund and Daniel H. Knight, Newburyport, [Massachusetts], lease
    • 141. 1838 September 2: Justice Post, Robert Simpson and Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas, agreement concerning land claims
    • 142. 1839 July 25: William M. O'Hara and wife, Saint Louis, Missouri, to James Bryan, Saint Genevieve, Missouri, transcript of quit claims
    • 143. 1845 October 25: William B. Borden, Sheriff, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to Joseph T. Donnell, [Maine], deed to land sold for taxes
    • 144. 1845 November 6: William B. Borden, Sheriff, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to Joseph T. Donnell, Maine, deed to land sold for taxes
    • 145. 1845 November 6: William B. Borden, Sheriff, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to Joseph T. Donnell, Maine, deed to land sold for taxes
    • 146. 1845 November 17: William B. Borden, Sheriff, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, deed to land sold for taxes
    • 147. 1847 September 1: Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas, to George Donner, Little Rock, Arkansas, deed
    • 148. 1851 October 9: J.E. Heath, Department of Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim #16830 of John Buster 2 items
    • 149. 1852 July 14: J.E. Heath, Department of Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 29503 of John Henry 2 items
    • 150. 1856 April 30: J. Minot, Department of Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, military bounty land claim 70793 of Joel Edwards 2 items
  • Financial and legal papers
    • Financial papers
      • 151. 1849 January 31: [William McCalla], Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, for pay due Oliver H.P. Bilby, deceased
      • 152. 1849 March 19: [William McCalla], Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, for pay due Joseph Eagle
      • 153. 1851 February 3: P. Clayton, Washington, District of Columbia, to John E. Knight, Little Rock, Arkansas, for pay due Elijah Russell, deceased
    • Field notes
      • 154. 1823: Survey field notes; Township 6 and 7 North, Range 6, East
      • 155. 1824: Survey field notes; Township 6, 7, and 8 North, Range 8 East
    • Miscellaneous
      • 156. 1814 May 20-1821 July 10: List of land deeds in the Little Rock, Arkansas, area
      • 157. 1836 April: William Marcus, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Roswell Beebe, Little Rock, Arkansas, land sales in April and May
      • 158. 1844 February 21: Newsclipping and sketch of the "Seminary Lands" to be sold at auction, 1844 July 6
      • 159. Undated: Chester Ashley, Little Rock, Arkansas, list of land sales

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