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for Bradley Co. AR.
Extracted From The Arkansas Gazette
During the mid 1850s, the Arkansas Gazette began receiving news from
Bradley County that was printed in the newspaper. Often the article
was written by a person in the form of a letter or, later on, as
newsworthy events from Warren. During the early period of the paper, the
"Warren Waifs" were often seen in the daily edition. Later came the
"News from Warren," and later these articles were entitled "Warren
William Francis Mack and W.S. Finch were the leading correspondents
from the county until around 1900. They wrote of the weather, crops,
deaths, marriages, sickness, current events. Often found were
accounts of the rapid growth of Warren.
Sources of history for Bradley County are Goodspeed's History of
Arkansas Counties, Gatewood's History and, of course, what is gleaned from courthouse records.
The Warren Newsbriefs give a different outlook on the county and its
people. In the period that has been extracted, one hundred notices of
deaths, forty marriages, and numerous newsworthy events can be found.
A glimpse of post-Civil War life is noted by the declaration of Martial Law
by Gov. Powell Clayton. Letters from John M. Bradley are also
The county newspaper archives were lost in a fire, prior to 1930, and
these newsbriefs fill a large void for Bradley County researchers.
-- Jann Woodard
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We are very grateful to Jann Woodard for extracting and typing all these names from the Bradley County newsbriefs.
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