Creator

Date Original

1857

Description

This collection contains newsclippings published in 1857. The articles discuss early politics and commerce in Arkansas Territory, including the men who held the first political offices, and the bustling riverport town of Batesville.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Fenton Mercer Noland was born in Aldie, Virginia, on August 23, 1810, the fourth of the five children of William and Catherine (Callender) Noland. In 1925, Fent Noland came to Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas, where he read law under James Woodson Bates. He wrote for the New York "Spirit of the Times," a leading sports and humor newspaper. His fictional character "Pete Whetstone" gave him notoriety at the national level.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; New York; Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.013.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

C.F.M. Noland article, SMC.013.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

C.F.M. Noland article, 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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