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Early History of Sharp County by  Caruth Shaver Moore - Paperback - First Edition - 1909 - from Flamingo Books and Biblio.com

Early History of Sharp County

by Moore, Caruth Shaver

Condition: Fair


C.S. Moore. PAPERBACK. B06Y4DVLRX 1979 first edition, C.S. Moore (Evening Shade, Arkansas), 7 1/4 x 11 inches tall stapled paperbound in white printed covers, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, [48] pp. A retired Little Rock Library reference volume, with call number taped to front cover, bar code label to rear cover, bookplate and labels to verso of front cover, and stamps and acquisition marks to first page of text. Otherwise, a clean, bright and unmarked copy of this scarce local history. ~VV~ A history of Sharp County, Arkansas. With a county seat of Ash Flat, Sharp County was formed on July 18, 1868, named for Ephraim Sharp, a state legislator from the area. Contents: Preface; Evening Shade Named as County Seat; The Sharp Family Dynasty; Piney Fork Township; First Election of County Officials; Capt. Thompson Settles on Mill Creek; More Early Settlers; First Courthouse; Legal Liquor Sales; Political Parties of the Early Days; Early Elections; Town of Ash Flat; Early History of Ash Flat; George's Camp Ground; Settlers in the Big Rock Section; More on Poughkeepsie and Its Settlers; From Grange to Wildcat;The Sidney Settlement; Cave City; Maxville; Center; Hardy; Early Hardy Settlers; Highland; Williford; Martin's Creek; Jonesville; Evening Shade; The Burning of the College; Industries in Evening Shade; Early Calamine Settlers; Calamine and the Mines; The Hanging of Joseph Kemp; Bridges; Building the Two Courthouses; Sharp County Newspapers; Large Families; Post Offices; Early Court Procedures; Wild Foodstuffs; The Great Squirrel Migration; The California Gold Strike; First Permanent Settler in Evening Shade; Principal Amusements; Shaver's Affliction; The Construction of Houses; Methods of Cooking; Earliest Mail Services; Batesville Had Nearest Stores; Livestock; Farming Methods; Homemade Furniture; Tanning Troughs; Grain Threshing with Horses; Improved Mail Routes; The Circuit-Riding Preachers; Civil War Times in Sharp County - Matheny's Company in Confederate Army; Saved by a Friend in the Union Army; The Treatment of 'Black Sheep'; Preparation for Curtis's Union Army; The Tale of a Horse; Yanks Befriended by a Southern Gentlewoman; The Story of Private Acie Ladd; The Salt Trip; Reconstruction; Uncle Roby's Horse; Taking the Oath of Amnesty; Douthitt and the Freedmen's Bureau; Murder on Christmas Day. . Fair. 1909. First Edition.
  • Bookseller: Flamingo Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: VV-0471-7242
  • Title: Early History of Sharp County
  • Author: Moore, Caruth Shaver
  • Format/binding: PAPERBACK
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: C.S. Moore
  • Date published: 1909

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