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Collection Number RG1070.AM
Collection Name RG1070 Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882
Identifier Correspondence
Size and Materials 1 folder; 2 items
Title Robert Hawke collection
Date or Date Span 08/29/1877 and 10/02/1877
Year Range from 1877
Year Range to 1877
Scope & Content The collection consists of two typed transcriptions of letters from Robert Hawke, Nebraska City, Nebraska, to John K. Gilman, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. The letters are dated August 29th and October 2nd, 1877. In the letters Hawke inquires about the status of purchased Black Hills mining claims. Hawke is also interested in buying more claims, particularly for quartzite mines. Also mentioned in the letters are names of various mines and mining companies.
Creator Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882
Finding Aids Robert Hawke finding aid
Existence of copies The collection contains typed transcriptions only. The original letters are not held by the Nebraska State Historical Society.
Subjects Mining
People Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882
Gilman, John Kimball, 1829-1887
Search Terms Black Hills (S.D.)
Mines and mineral resources -- South Dakota -- Black Hills