Robert Hawke [RG1070.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1070.AM:  Robert Hawke, 1826-1882

Letters:  1877
Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska
Size:  One folder; two items

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of two typed transcriptions of letters from Robert Hawke, Nebraska City, Nebraska, to John K. Gilman, Deadwood, Dakota Territory.  The letters are dated August 29thand October 2nd, 1877. In the letters Hawke inquires about the status of purchased Black Hills mining claims. Hawke is also interested in buying more claims, particularly for quartzite mines. Also mentioned in the letters are names of various mines and mining companies.

Note:  The collection contains typed transcriptions only. The original letters are not held by History Nebraska.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Hawke to Gilman, Aug. 29, 1877 (2 pgs.)
  2. Hawke to Gilman, Oct. 2, 1877 (1 pg.)

 

Subject headings:

Black Hills (South Dakota)
Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882
Gilman, John Kimball, 1829-1887
Mines and mineral resources -- South Dakota -- Black Hills

 

Revised TMM      02-06-2017

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