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Collection Number RG1140.AM
Collection Name RG1140 Klase, August Karl, 1837-1897
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title August Karl Klase papers
Date or Date Span 1835-1906
Year Range from 1835
Year Range to 1906
Scope & Content The collection includes various papers relating to August Klase. Included in the collection are a confirmation certificate (1851) and a German Army discharge paper (1864) for August Klase. Both documents are in German, but English translations are also provided. Also included are various land documents dating from 1872-1897, including mortgage receipts, deeds, abstracts of title for land, etc. relating to land near Reynolds, Jefferson County, Nebraska. These documents mainly relate to August and Phebe Klase, but other names mentioned include Volney Kinyon, George Willey, Charles J. Bills, Joseph Thaller, Clarence A. Menefee, J.B. Williams, and S.H. Williams. One additional item is that of an obituary for James McCrea, Custer County, Nebraska, dating from 1906.

Some of the documents provide alternative variations on Klase's name, including:

Karl August Kloss
Carl August Kloss
August Klass
Finding Aids August Karl Klase finding aid
Subjects Land
People Klase, August Karl, 1837-1897
Klase, Phebe
Search Terms Fairbury (Neb.)
Land sales -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Land titles -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Real property -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Reynolds (Neb.)