Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days Volume 1-3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...on the banks of the Missouri. THE OLD NEBRASKA CITY BLOCKHOUSE KEY May 14, 1919. Dear Sir: . I You wrote me on Oct. 18th, 1918, making inquiry about the key PIONEER DAYS to the old blockhouse. ing the key. There is no date on it, but it says "that Mr. Hill sent the key to Mrs. Thomas Morton, and she in turn loaned it to Mrs. Knotts, who was secretary, at that time, of the State Historical Society. it to be put on exhibition with other mementoes of early days held by the Today I found a newspaper clipping concern Society." I understand the state built a building at Lincoln. The article also says that "at any time the local organization wanted the key it was to be returned." For my part I think the Society ought to have it. Perhaps by this you may be able to locate it. As to the arrows mentioned in the letters referred to I decided to bring them back rather than send them. I have not lost my love for Nebraska yet and hope to visit there many times. I would appreciate it very much if you would let me know if you find the key. Very respectfully. MRS. JEAN E. HILL. Los Angeles, Cal. PIONEER SIOUX COUNTY NEWSPAPERS J. H. Newlin of Harrison recently sent to this Society a collection of the oldest newspapers published in Sioux county, which becomes part of the valuable loan collection of the state. They include the following, all published at Harrison, Sioux county, with the exception of one issue of the Sioux County Herald issued at Bowen, Sioux county, on April 2, 1887, (Vol. 1, No. 47, of that publication). Following is the list as received by the Society: "Sioux County Journal," W. E. Patterson editor and manager, October 25. 1888 to December 20, 1888, (Vol I, No. 6 to No. 14); "The Independent," by...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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