HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1123.AM: Michael Kelley, 1854-
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.
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
Revised TMM 05-12-2010