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1819-, Council/Senate Journals
Journals of the Legislative Council/Senate of the General Assembly of the Territory/State of Arkansas:1819-, Arkansas Post and Little Rock, var.
state printers, 1820-.(The region now known as Arkansas came into the possession of the United States via the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. At first what
is now Arkansas was part of the District of Louisiana, being governed by the governor of the Indiana Territory. The name of the District of Louisiana,
was changed to Missouri by an act of 1812. Arkansas itself was severed from Missouri in 1819 and made a separate territory. A principal disruptive
factor in the creation of the territory was its organization as a slave territory. It was a close thing, and was only accomplished by the single vote of
Henry Clay, the Speaker of the House. Thereafter slavery became a major wedge issue in the territory and later the state, being supported by the
cotton planters of the southeast, and opposed by the hill country people in the northwest. The territorial period lasted until 1836, when Arkansas became a
state. The first capital was the old colonial town of Arkansas Post, but the government was moved to Little Rock in 1821 during the territorial
period.)
Title:   Journal of the Senate of Arkansas : reformatted from the original and including, Journals of the ... session of the General Assembly of the Territory of Arkansas ...
OCLC Number:   871033625
Available Volumes
NameFiche CountOnlinePaper Backup
Nov 1866-67 SessYesNo
Apr 1868 SessYesNo
Jan 1871 SessYesNo
Jan 1873 SessYesNo
Jan 1881 SessYesNo
Jan 1883 SessYesNo
Jan 1885 SessYesNo
Jan 1887 SessYesNo
Jan 1889 SessYesNo
Jan 1891 SessYesNo
Jan 1893 SessYesNo
Jan 1895 SessYesNo
Jan 1897 SessYesNo
Jan 1897 Ext SessYesNo
Jan 1899 SessYesNo
Jan 1901 SessYesNo
Jan 1903 SessYesNo
Jan 1905 SessYesNo
Jan 1907 SessYesNo
Jan 1911 SessYesNo
May 1911 Ex SessYesNo
Jan 1913 SessYesNo
Jan 1915 SessYesNo
Jan 1917 SessYesNo
Jan 1919 SessYesNo
Jan 1921 SessYesNo
Jan 1923 SessYesNo
Sept 1923 SessYesNo
Mar 1924 SessYesNo
Jan 1925 SessYesNo
Jan 1927 SessYesNo
Sept 1928 SessYesNo
Jan 1929 SessYesNo
Jan 1931 SessYesNo
Jan 1937 SessYesNo
Jan 1955 SessYesNo