Z. T. Hedges Letter

MC 2398

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Hedges, Z. T.
Title
Z. T. Hedges Letter
Inclusive Dates
1899
Identification
MC 2398
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Two copies of typewritten letter from Z. T. Hedges of Pine Lands (Hamburg, Ark.) expressing interest in purchasing "land under Soldier's Additional Land Claims."

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Acquisition Information

The Z. T. Hedges Letter was acquired by the Special Collections Department circa 1986-1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in July 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Z. T. Hedges Letter (MC 2398), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

Zachary T. (Z. T.) Hedges was an Arkansas businessman, journalist, and plantation owner. He was born to Reuben F. and Cecilia Bridget Hedges in Virginia. Hedges ran a plantation in Ashley County, and worked as a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat. He served as editor of Southwest newspaper (Springfield, MO), and of the Globe (Lincoln, NE). On September 2, 1895, Hedges married Mary Morehouse O'Leary. He passed away July 1, 1925. Among Hedges' business interests was real estate, and in the late 1890s he partnered with Ed C. Wright to buy up land claims of Union Civil War veterans in Western Arkansas.

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of typewritten letter from Z. T. Hedges of Pine Lands (Hamburg, Ark.) expressing interest in purchasing "land under Soldier's Additional Land Claims." Handwritten on verso of each are purchase/accounting notes for groceries and other supplies. In the late 1890s, Hedges partnered with Ed C. Wright to buy up land claims of Union Civil War veterans in Western Arkansas.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Real estate business--United States

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Section MC 2398 Folder 1

    Z. T. Hedges letter, 1899 Two copies of typewritten letter; handwritten on verso of each are purchase/accounting notes for groceries and other supplies.

    END OF COLLECTION

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