Blackhawk [RG0731.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0731.AM:  Blackhawk

Letter:  1875, March 7

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one letter written by Blackhawk, a Sioux Indian, to Ida James, daughter of William H. James, former Nebraska governor (1871-1873). The letter dates from March 7, 1875, while Blackhawk was serving a prison sentence. In the letter he states that he wished William James was still the governor because he felt his prison sentence would be commuted if that were the case.

INVENTORY

Letter, March 7, 1875

 

Subject headings:

Blackhawk
Caramanie, John
Doolittle, Ida (James), 1857-1937
Indians of North America
James, William Hartford, 1831-1920
McCluskey, James
Prisoners

 

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