Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Hedges, Z. T.
- Z. T. Hedges Letter
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 2398
- 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
- 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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The Z. T. Hedges Letter was acquired by the Special Collections Department circa 1986-1996.
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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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.
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.
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