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Name Land sales -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0922.AM - RG0922 Cropsey, Bain & Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

RG0922.AM - RG0922 Cropsey, Bain & Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

The collection consists of one item, a four-page advertising leaflet entitled, "Nebraska. It's Cheap Lands, Homesteads, Etc." The leaflet was put out by Cropsey, Bain & Company, Real Estate Agents, Lincoln, Nebraska, August 10, 1869. Included is a fold-out map of southern Nebraska showing Kearny County on the west to the Missouri River in the east, as far north as Saunders County to the Nebraska border on the south. The leaflet describes the land, climate, people living in the area, prices of land, etc.

Image of RG0979.AM - RG0979 Emerson, Abijah M.

RG0979.AM - RG0979 Emerson, Abijah M.

The collection contains an account book, 1895-1900, which includes all kinds of home and work-related expenses. Several people's names are mentioned, including E.N. Waldron. There are military pension papers from 1890 for Charles Emerson of Tamora, Nebraska; the will of Charles Emerson from 1898; and papers relating to land sales between the Emerson family and various individuals.

Image of RG1109.AM - RG1109 Irwin, John, 1805-1893

RG1109.AM - RG1109 Irwin, John, 1805-1893

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.