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MS 3940 Extracts from manuscript of Captain Wallace M. Reinhardt, of Lincolnton, North Carolina


Collection ID:
Fair, Warren Adger, 1872-1947
Reinhardt, Wallace M., 1819-1907
Physical Description:
16 Pages

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Pages numbered 7-22 giving titles of the various sections of the Reinhardt manuscript as follows: 1. Landmarks and evidences of a prehistoric Race. 2. Spaniards under De Soto. 1540. 3. Captain Clarke's Travels, 1700-1730. 4. Indian troubles and raids, 1725-1740. 5. Revolutionary War. 6. Battle of Ramsour's Mill, June 20, 1780. 7. Cornwallis' Camp on Battle Hill, January 1781. and extract from section 1 only. Also correspondence- Fair to Bureau of American Ethnology February 11, 1900. 4 pages. Fair to Bureau of American Ethnolgy April 12, 1900. 1 page transmitting Reinhardt Manuscript extracts.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical / Historical
Mentions "Christian Reinhardt, of Lincolnton, North Carolina who was among the first pioneers to follow Captain Clarke into Western Carolina," and Mr Wallace Reinhardt, a descendent.

Using the Collection

Manuscript 3940, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers

Local Numbers
NAA MS 3940

Local Note

Local Note
This is the "Reinhardt Manuscript 1900" [date] cited by Mooney, 19th AR-Bureau of American Ethnology page 202.


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