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Collection Number RG0731.AM
Collection Name RG0731 Blackhawk
Identifier Letter
Size and Materials 1 item
Title Blackhawk letter
Date or Date Span 03/07/1875
Date 03/07/1875
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of one letter written by Blackhawk, a Sioux Indian, to Ida James, daughter of William H. James, former Nebraska governor (1871-1873). The letter dates from March 7, 1875, while Blackhawk was serving a prison sentence. In the letter he states that he wished William James was still the governor because he felt his prison sentence would be commuted if that were the case.
Creator Blackhawk
Finding Aids Blackhawk finding aid
Subjects Indians of North America
People Blackhawk
Caramanie, John
Doolittle, Ida (James), 1857-1937
James, William Hartford, 1831-1920
McCluskey, James