Michael Kelley, 1854- [RG1123.AM]

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RG1123.AM:  Michael Kelley, 1854-

Reminiscences:  1936
Nebraska City and Unadilla, Otoe County, Nebraska:  Freighter
Size:  One item

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of an account, written in March of 1936, of freighting experiences of M. Kelley in the 1880s and during the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1876. Meetings with General Custer and outlaw "Persimmon Bill" are described.

Note:  Mention of Michael Kelley appears in Nebraska History, 1935, vol. 16, p. 189.

INVENTORY

Reminiscences, 1936

 

Subject headings:

Black Hills (South Dakota) -- History
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Freight and freightage
Kelley, Michael, 1854-
Lemon, William (Persimmon Bill)
Mines and mineral resources -- South Dakota
Reminiscences

 

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