Thomas J. Allen [RG3782.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3782.AM:  Thomas J. Allen



Certificates:  1854-1855

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.



DESCRIPTION


Item


    1. Certificate: Thomas B. Cuming, Acting Territorial Governor, appointing Thomas J. Allen as Sheriff of Washington County, December 25, 1854.

    1. Certificate: Mark W. Izard, Territorial Governor, commissioning Thomas J. Allen as Captain, 5th Comp. Calhoun Rangers, Aug. 15, 1855.

    1. 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.

    1. Letter: Aug. 15, 1932, from the NSHS to the family regarding possible donation of the items.



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Allen, Thomas J.

Fort Calhoun Rangers

Washington County (Neb.) — History



 



01-13-2010   Revised TMM

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