Chester Ashley papers


Object ID:
Collections of Papers
Chester Ashley
between 1829 and 1862
Chester Ashley papers
Held at:
Arkansas History Commission
0.5 Cubic feet
This collection consists of the papers and correspondence of Chester Ashley, United States Senator from Arkansas, 1844-1848. The Ashley papers' correspondence includes letters from and/or concerning: William W. Adams, Solon Borland, R.C. Byrd, Elias N. Conway, Edward Cross, T. Curran, R.E.C. Dougherty, J.H. Egner, J. Gould, J. Gray, T.B. Hanley, [J.M. Hoge], Dr. A.S. Huey, Thomas Johnson, William H. Lindsey, William E. Moore, Thomas W. Newton, General William Pelham, Will Phillips, Grandison D. Royston, Sam C. Roane, Daniel Ringo, General Henry M. Rector, W.K. Sebastian, A.H. Sevier, Creed Taylor, John C.P. Tollison, George Watkins, D.T. Witter, William E. Woodruff, Archibald Yell, and many others.

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