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Object ID RG1006.AM
Collection RG1006 Fouse, William H., 1860-1955
Object Name Letter
Extent of Description 1 item
Title William H. Fouse letter
Dates of Creation 1932
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1932
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of one letter from William H. Fouse of Belfry, Montana, to A.E. Sheldon of the Nebraska State Historical Society. In the letter Fouse describes the road ranch, Elk Horn Ranch, that his father, John E. Fouse, purchased in 1863. The ranch was located near Beaver Creek in Seward County, Nebraska. He describes the physical set-up of the ranch, and indicates precautions taken to protect the ranch from Indians and horse thieves. Fouse lists the names of his siblings and where they were living. He also mentions names of neighbors and others from Seward County, particularly around Beaver Crossing, Nebraska.
Creator Fouse, William H., 1860-1955
Finding Aids William H. Fouse finding aid.
Subjects Frontier & pioneer life
Ranches
People Fouse, John Ezekiel, 1834-1898
Fouse, William Henry, 1860-1955
Lavine, Gene
Search Terms Beaver Crossing (Neb.) -- History
Elk Horn Ranch (Seward County, Neb.)
Fouse family
Road ranches -- Nebraska -- Seward County
Seward County (Neb.) -- History