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The Arkansian

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

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First ordinances passed in Fayetteville

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