A. Morgan [RG1589.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1589.AM:  A. Morgan

Letters:  1861, 1863
Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska:  Teacher
Size:  Two items

BACKGROUND NOTE

Little is known about the author of these letters.  Mrs. A. Morgan was a teacher in England before coming to Nebraska City, Nebraska.  Her first and maiden names are not known at this time.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of two letters written by Mrs. A. Morgan from Nebraska City, Nebraska.  Sent to Elizabeth Miles, a friend and former student, in England, the letters date from 1861 and 1863.  In the first letter, October 24, 1861, Mrs. Morgan discusses local news and the prices of various commodities, and feelings about the Civil War.  In the second letter, February 19, 1863, Mrs. Morgan continues to convey news about the Civil War, local economics, agriculture, etc.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Letter, October 24, 1861
  2. Letter, February 19, 1863

 

Subject headings:

Civil War, 1861-1865
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Otoe County
Morgan, A.
Nebraska City (Nebraska) -- History
Teachers -- Nebraska

 

TMM     08-28-2020

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