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Name Indian agents -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0907.AM - RG0907 Platt Family

RG0907.AM - RG0907 Platt Family

This collection is arranged in six series: 1) Lester W. Platt, 1843-1848; 2) Elvira Gaston Platt, 1853-1914 and undated; 3) Elizabeth Ricketts Whaley Lehman, 1857-1876 and undated; 4) Samuel Platt Ricketts, 1858-1862; 5) George H. Whaley, 1891 and 1955-1962; and 6) Miscellany. This material relates primarily to the missionary and teaching work of members of the Platt, Gaston, and Ricketts families. Also included is information about the Lehman Family, and settlement in and around Tabor, Iowa, just north of Nebraska City, Nebraska. The Lester W. Platt materials of Series One, 1843-1848, consist of copies of documents nominating him as School Teacher and Assistant Agriculturalist for the Paw

Image of RG0929.AM - RG0929 Daily, William, 1828-1926

RG0929.AM - RG0929 Daily, William, 1828-1926

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters and receipts, 1865-1900, relating to William Daily's career as an Indian agent, as well as his family and his financial, political and business affairs. One item refers to the incorporation of the Peru Hotel Company, Peru, Nebraska, in 1889. There is also letterhead from 1882 for "William Daily, Pure Short-Horn Cattle, Young Breeding Stock for Sale."

Image of RG0946.AM - RG0946 Dennison, William Wallace, 1821-1863

RG0946.AM - RG0946 Dennison, William Wallace, 1821-1863

The collection consists of research material about William Wallace Dennison. Dennison served as an Otoe Indian agent in the late 1850s to early 1860s. The research material consists of photocopies from various sources including Proceedings and Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society; Nebraska News articles; Otoe County Pioneers by Raymond E. Dale; Illustrated History of Nebraska by J. Sterling Morton; and "Reports of the Secretary of the Interior," 1857-1860. Also included are photocopies of the probate papers for Helen A. Dennison, wife of William Wallace Dennison, and a list of Otoe Agency letters held on microfilm by the National Archives. Mrs. R.L. Spangler compiled the resea

Image of RG1037.AM - RG1037 Graff, George B., 1816-1885

RG1037.AM - RG1037 Graff, George B., 1816-1885

The collection consists of three letters (photocopies only) concerning George B. Graff. The first letter, dated February 4, 1860, is from John M. Clarke (Omaha, Neb.) to President James Buchanan in which he tries to dissuade the President from appointing George Graff as Indian agent to the Omaha Agency due to Graff's support of B.P. Rankin, a political opponent of President Buchanan. The last two letters, dated May 25 and June 4, 1860, discuss Graff's resignation as receiver at the Dakota City, Nebraska, Land Office.