MS 1975 Correspondence concerning Cynthia Ann Parker

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1975
Creators:
Halbert, Henry S. (Henry Sale), 1837-1916
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Cassaday, Francis Marion
Simpson, Dave
Dates:
1915
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Enclosing 2 letters relating to the recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker from the Comanches; commenting on letters; and supplying references to published articles on the incident.
Enclosures: Cassaday, F.M. To Henry S. Halbert, Montgomery, Alabama. Llano, Texas, October 31, 1908. 1 page typed copy, with annotations in the hand of James Mooney, concerning enclosures. [Original and inclosures returned to H.S. Halbert.] Brief eyewitness account of recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker.
Scope and Contents
Enclosures: Simpson, Dave [sic] To Henry S. Halbert, Montgomery, Alabama. Llano, Texas, November 18, 1908. 3 page typed copy with corrections and descriptive note concerning the original in the hand of James Mooney. [Original returned to H.S. Halbert.] Eyewitness account of recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker.
Scope and Contents
Mooney's note concerning first enclosure: "Written on 3 sheets in pencil. Incloses a clipping of children's Indian Suits--girl & boy, & with the girl has, in different handwriting, Synannan (V.) Parker had on dress something like this when captured...F.M. Cassaday." Mooney's note concerning second enclosure: "Written in pencil on 13 letter sheets of F M Cassaday, Livery & Feed Stable, Llano, Texas. On back of last sheet is written Francis Marion Cassaday, Llano, Tex."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1975

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 1975, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Comanche Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parker, Cynthia Ann, 1827?-1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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