Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - James M. Hanks diaries, MG.00100

James Millander Hanks (1833-1909) served in the United States Congress as a representative from Arkansas, 1871-1873. A life-long resident of Phillips County, he was admitted to the bar and practiced law at Helena for many years. He served as a judge for the First Judicial District of Arkansas, 1864-1868. Hanks spent much of his later life engaged in agricultural pursuits and hunting. He is buried in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Helena.
This collection contains diaries addressing personal, political, business, and religious matters.
·         1. 1865 January 1-1873 September 22 (Reel MG00100)
·         2. 1873 September 23-1883 May 5 (Reel MG00101)
·         3. 1883 May 6-1891 July 30 (Reel MG00102)
·         4. 1891 July 31-1892 January 31 (Reel MG00104)
·         5. 1892 February 1-1899 December 31 (Reel MG00104)
·         6. 1900 January 1-1907 December 3 (Reel MG00105)

·         7. 1907 December 4-1909 May 24 (Reel MG00106)

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