Creator

Date Original

1854

Description

This collection contains an expense statement that Charles E. Tobey submitted to the government while acting as State Land Agent in Dardenelle, Pope County, Arkansas, in 1854.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Edward Tobey was born April 5, 1818, in Maine. He moved to Pope County, Arkansas, where he married Angeline Poplin May 6, 1847. They had several children, Ellis, Mary E., George, Augusta, Lillibel, Ada, Steven, Charles, and Birdie. In 1854, he was the State Land Agent at Dardenelle. He served as State Representative for Pope County in 1850-1851, 1866-1867, and 1885-1886. In 1875-1878, he was a State Senator. He became a leader in the Brothers of Freedom movement in Arkansas and was nominated in 1880 as the Greenback candidate for Secretary of State. He died October 2, 1913, in Texas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Maine; Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.018.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Charles E. Tobey expense statement, SMC.018.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Charles E. Tobey expense statement, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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