Isaac Pollard, Jr., 1830-1917 [RG4519.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG4519.AM:  Isaac Pollard, Jr., 1830-1917

Diary:  1861
Nehawka, Cass County, Neb.:  Farmer
Size:  1 item

BACKGROUND NOTE

Isaac Pollard, Jr., was born in Vermont, and he left for the West as a young man. After a return trip home in 1857 he set out for Nebraska with friends. They settled on the Weeping Water near a village which Pollard later re-named Nehawka. On another trip to Vermont in 1861 he found a wife and brought her back with him. He was a skilled horticulturist, and produced the first apple orchard in Nebraska.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of three typed copies of Isaac Pollard's dairy, dated 1861. The diary relates to his journey to Vermont in 1861 and his return by way of New York, Canada, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and by steamboat down the river to Nebraska. The original diary is not in the collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society.

DESCRIPTION

Diary, 1861 [typescript, 3 copies]

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Diaries
Missouri River -- Navigation
Pollard, Isaac, Jr., 1830-1917
Steamboats -- Missouri River
Steam-navigation -- Missouri River

 

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11-06-2009   Revised TMM/tmm

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