Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Arkansas, public official of Tennessee, jurist, and army officer.

From the description of Archibald Yell papers, 1836-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981226

From the description of Archibald Yell letter, 1839 Feb. 6. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 430350370

Archibald Yell was a soldier and congressman.

From the guide to the Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847., 1836-1847, (American Philosophical Society)

Second governor of Arkansas, Archibald Yell (1797-1847) was raised in North Carolina and later moved to Tennessee where he served under Andrew Jackson in various Indian campaigns.

In 1830 he moved to Arkansas to take charge of the Federal Land Office. Following two other political offices, Yell ran unopposed for the Governorship of Arkansas in 1840 and served one term. In 1845 he accepted the colonelcy of the 1st Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry during the Mexican War. Yell was killed in the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22, 1847.

From the description of Letter : Executive Department, Little Rock Ark's, to Major Genl. Scott, 1843 Oct. 28. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36081621

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creatorOf Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847., 1836-1847 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, law office, February 26, 1963 [View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, chimney of home "Waxhaws," February 26, 1963 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Smith, Jacob Medtart. Diary of Jacob Medtart Smith, 1846-1847. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Archibald Yell grave marker [View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Archibald Yell grave marker [View 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, law office, February 26, 1963 [View 3] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, law office, February 26, 1963 [View 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Brown, Walter Lee, 1924-. Arkansas manuscripts selected by Walter L. Brown, in the Manuscripts Division, Library of the Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois, 1861-1880. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 9-1847. Letters sent and received at Headquarters, June 1846-February, 1847 [microform]. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, Remains of home "Waxhaws" in foreground, law office in background, February 26, 1963 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Markers & monuments, Archibald Yell, Fayetteville, Ark. [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 9-1847. Archibald Yell letter, 1839 Feb. 6. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 9-1847. Letter : Executive Department, Little Rock Ark's, to Major Genl. Scott, 1843 Oct. 28. Newberry Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, law office, February 26, 1963 [View 4] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 9-1847. Archibald Yell papers, 1836-1847. Library of Congress
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, House in Fayetteville, Ark., "Waxhaws" [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas - old houses, paintings exhibited at Old State House, 1964 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Palmer, John C. Diary of John C. Palmer, 1846-1847. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. Papers of James K. Polk, 1775-1891 (bulk 1830-1849). Library of Congress
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Yell, Archibald, law office, February 26, 1963 [View 5] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Arkansas manuscripts in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Manuscripts Division, 1862-1899. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn James K. Polk Papers, 1775-1891, (bulk 1830-1849) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arkansas. Auditor of State. L.C. Gulley collection of state papers, 1819-1904. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Arkansas Mounted Volunteers (1846-1847) corporateBody
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Deane, Ernie. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
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associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Palmer, John C. person
correspondedWith Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866. person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Smith, Jacob Medtart. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
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associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Arkansas
United States
Arkansas--Little Rock
United States
Arkansas
Fort Wayne (Okla.)
Tennessee
Arkansas
Arkansas
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Military bases--History--19th century--Sources
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Correspondence
Indians of North America--History--19th century--Sources
Manuscripts, American--1843
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Governors--Arkansas
Jurists
Army officers
Public officials--Tennessee
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Arkansas
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Birth 1797-08-09

Death 1847-02-23

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