Description

Large collage 2: black and white sketch "James Bowie did not make the Bowie Knife", including James Bowie, Rezin P. Bowie, and James Black.

Transcription

James Bowie did not make the Bowie knife

It was made by James Black a blacksmith of Washington, Ark., after Bowie's design

$25 Reward

Lost: In or near Washington, on the 9th inst., a BOWIE KNIFE, with silver handle and scabbard. On the handle is engraved, "From E.S.C. Robertson to W.A. Pitts" $25 will be paid for its delivery at this office.

Advertisement in the Washington Telegraph Sept. 17, 1862-

REZIN P. BOWIE, after whom the knife was said to be named -

W.J. Lemke '33-

Physical Description

Document, 8" x 11"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 69

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Large Collage 2, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, 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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