This site offers transcriptions and tags for The Arkansian newspaper in Fayetteville, Arkansas, published from 1859-1861. While not the earliest newspaper in Fayetteville, it offers a stirring look at Northwest Arkansas on the brink of the Civil War. One of the publishers of the newspaper, Elias Cornelius Boudinot, was the nephew of Stand Watie and … Continue reading The Arkansian
THE ARKANSAS TRAVELER A Lithograph of this painting by Wm P Washbourne, Esq., executed by the first lithographer in the United States in the highest style of his art, will be ready for sale and subscription by the 15th of November next. All those persons who desire a copy of this picture can obtain it … Continue reading Ad: Arkansas Traveler lithograph
ORDINANCES Passed by the Common Council of the city of Fayetteville: Sept. 1, 1859 Be it ordained by the Common Council of the City of Fayetteville, that if any person, having license to retail wines or ardent spirits within the limits of said city shall either directly or indirectly sell or give any wines or … Continue reading First ordinances passed in Fayetteville
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY At a meeting of the Directory of this Society held on Saturday, Sept. 10, the following order of exhibitions at the approaching Fair was adopted: Classes 2nd, 3rd, and 4th: Will be exhibited on the 29th of September, that being the first day of the Fair; Classes 1st, 5th, and 6th: Will be … Continue reading County Fair classes set
MARRIED On the 5th inst. at the Mission House of the Southern Baptist Church by Elder JA Slover, Mr. William M. Downing to Miss Elizabeth Thomas, all of Tahlequah, C.N.
We acknowledge the receipt of three numbers of the Cherokee Messenger, a pamphlet published entirely in the Cherokee language by J. Buttrick Jones.
We learn that a man was killed last week in Flint District, Cherokee Nation, by Seven Starrs. Seven received some very severe, if not fatal blows during the action.
Cane Hill Camp meeting was in progress the latter part of last week, and the first of this. As usual there was a great multitude in attendance, and a number were “born anew.” We are indebted to Col. WL Wilson for a copy of the Valley Farmer. This is a valuable periodical and should be … Continue reading Tidbits (September 16, 1859)