HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1217.AM: Charles Mathewson, 1812-1880
Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska: Indian agent, mill owner
Size: One item
Charles Mathewson was an agent for the Winnebagos; a founder of Norfolk, Nebraska; and the builder of the Norfolk Mills. This collection relates to Mathewson’s life and the Norfolk Mills.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of a letter dated March 1, 1870, from Charles Mathewson of Norfolk, Nebraska, to his brother in Connecticut describing the building and production of the Norfolk Mills. Biographical notes by Mathewson’s grandson are also included.
Flour Mills — Nebraska
Lumber trade — Nebraska
Madison County (Nebraska) — History
Mathewson, Charles, 1812-1880
Mills and mill-work — Nebraska — Norfolk
Norfolk (Nebraska) — History
Norfolk Mills (Norfolk, Nebraska)
Revised TMM 07-29-2009