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Name Lincoln County (Neb.) -- History

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Image of RG0708.AM - RG0708 Belton, James, 1831-1915

RG0708.AM - RG0708 Belton, James, 1831-1915

The collection consists of a letter written by James Belton to J. Amos Barrett, NSHS Librarian, regarding the history of North Platte and Lincoln County, Nebraska. Also included is a type transcript of the letter.

Image of RG1007.AM - RG1007 Fowler, E.B.

RG1007.AM - RG1007 Fowler, E.B.

The collection consists of one letter dated July 26, 1873, from E.B. Fowler of Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska, to a Mrs. Barnes. Fowler describes his impressions of living in the sandhills and his feelings of loneliness. He describes an Indian attack and a water spout burst that resulted in the deaths of six men and twenty-eight horses. These occurances happened while he was at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.

Image of RG1012.AM - RG1012 Howard, Juliaetta, 1862-1953

RG1012.AM - RG1012 Howard, Juliaetta, 1862-1953

This collection consists of a diary, ca. 1904. The diary, in typescript form, was kept by Juliaetta Howard during an overland wagon trip from Nuckolls County to Lincoln County, Nebraska. The entries describe the efforts of the Howard family to fight the winter elements during their January trek from Nuckolls County through Deweese, Glenvil, Hastings, Kenesaw, Kearney, Gothenburg, Brady, and Maxwell to their final destination, a farm some twenty miles south of North Platte in Lincoln County.