NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3782.AM: Thomas J. Allen
Washington County, Neb.: Sheriff
Size: 4 items
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of four items relating to Thomas J. Allen’s service as a Sheriff and as Captain in the Fort Calhoun Rangers in Washington County, Nebraska Territory.
- Certificate: Thomas B. Cuming, Acting Territorial Governor, appointing Thomas J. Allen as Sheriff of Washington County, December 25, 1854.
- Certificate: Mark W. Izard, Territorial Governor, commissioning Thomas J. Allen as Captain, 5th Comp. Calhoun Rangers, Aug. 15, 1855.
- Agreement: Nov. 19, 1855, signed by Thomas J. Allen and various members of the Calhoun Rangers, agreeing to become members and to abide by the rules of the Calhoun Rangers.
- Letter: Aug. 15, 1932, from the NSHS to the family regarding possible donation of the items.
Allen, Thomas J.
Fort Calhoun Rangers
Washington County (Neb.) — History
01-13-2010 Revised TMM