Leonard Wright Colby, 1846-1924 [RG0866.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0866.AM:  Leonard Wright Colby, 1846-1924

Papers:  1861-1941
Beatrice, Gage County, Neb.:  State senator
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains correspondence, 1889-1941, primarily to Leonard Colby. Letters seek favors, employment, and letters of reference. There is also material on Colby's life, particularly his years in the military and as a Nebraska State Senator. A story about Colby purchasing a horse from U.S. Grant is included.

For biographical information about Leonard Wright Colby, see this Wikipedia article.

Subject headings:

Beatrice (Neb.)
Bratt, John Peter
Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924
Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905
Government officials -- Nebraska
Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885
McReynolds, Robert M.
Military biography
Military life
Military service
Nebraska -- Officials and employees
Nebraska National Guard
Nelson, William A.
Politicians -- Nebraska
Soldiers
Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Spanish-American War, 1898
Voorhees, Luke
Williams, Thomas H.

 

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