HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0708.AM: James Belton, 1831-1915
Letter: June 23, 1900
North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska: Pioneer; hardware merchant
Size: One letter and one transcript
James Belton was a Lincoln County, Nebraska, pioneer; hardware merchant; county official; and mayor of North Platte (1878-1879). Belton died in San Diego, California on October 25, 1915.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of a letter written by James Belton to J. Amos Barrett, Nebraska State Historical Society Librarian, regarding the history of North Platte and Lincoln County, Nebraska. Also included is a typed transcript of the letter.
Barrett, Jay Amos, 1865-1936
Belton, James, 1831-1915
Indians of North America
Frontier and pioneer life
Lincoln County (Nebraska) -- History
North Platte (Nebraska) -- History
Union Pacific Railroad
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