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5/5/1863

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R.H. Powell, Pleasant View, Arkansas, to Governor Harris Flanagin

Powell wishes for Flanagin to do something about the rampant horse and mule stealing and jayhawking in the area. Most of the men have joined the army and Powell estimates there are not more than ten men left. Without any men to establish law and order Powell writes that "horse stealing is as common as Beef and Corn bread at the Hotels in Little Rock." Kie Oldham collection