Trunk

Trunk

Artist: Maker Unknown
Type: Leather with iron straps and hinges over wood case
Year: 1834-1867
Size/Dimensions: H: 15", W: 25.5", D: 13"
Origin: Gift of Mary Bleeker (Mrs. William C.) Noland
Accession Number: 60.2.2

This iron handled leather trunk belonged to Major William Noland, father of Charles F. M. Noland [1810-1858], who came to Arkansas in 1824 as a receiver for a federal land office. Charles Noland wrote many stories about his life on the Arkansas frontier under the pen name Pete Whetstone."

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