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Collection Number RG1109.AM
Collection Name RG1109 Irwin, John, 1805-1893
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title John Irwin papers
Date or Date Span 1857-1893
Year Range from 1857
Year Range to 1893
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection contains primarily land transaction records for John Irwin of Otoe County, Nebraska. The land covered by the collection was bought and sold in Lancaster, Otoe, and Douglas Counties in the late 1850s to early 1860s. One letter, dated April 13, 1869, is written by Thomas P. Kennard to Irwin concerning the sale of 80 acres of land in Lincoln, Nebraska. Another letter, dated March 11, 1893, is written to Elijah D. Marnell from J. Sterling Morton from the Department of Agriculture in Washington DC concerning the employment of Sadie Hawley in Nebraska City, Nebraska.
Creator Irwin, John, 1805-1893
Other Creators Kennard, Thomas Perkins, 1828-1920
Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902
Finding Aids John Irwin finding aid
Subjects Land
People Bell, Francis
Hail, Matilda (Jones), 1811-1893
Hail, William B., 1811-1888
Hawley, Sadie
Irwin, John, 1805-1893
Kennard, Thomas P., 1828-1920
Lull, John B., 1816-1907
Marnell, Elijah D., 1854-1932
Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902
Search Terms Lancaster County (Neb.) -- History
Land sales -- Nebraska
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History