H.M. Rector letters, 1844-1894.


Rector, Henry M. (Henry Massey), 1816-1899. H.M. Rector letters, 1844-1894.

H.M. Rector letters, 1844-1894.

Correspondents include Thomas H. Blake and William Woodbridge.

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Born in Kentucky, later moved to Arkansas where he served in the House of Representatives and the Senate as well as a justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Served as Governor of Arkansas, 1860-1862 and then joined the army to fight for the Confederacy. From the description of Letter, April 11, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53969477 U.S. surveyor general for Arkansas, state legislator, and Arkansas governor. From the descriptio...