James Belton, 1831-1915 [RG0708.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0708.AM:  James Belton, 1831-1915

Letter:  June 23, 1900
North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb.: Pioneer; hardware merchant
Size:  1 letter and 1 transcript

BACKGROUND NOTE

James Belton was a Lincoln County pioneer; hardware merchant; county official; and mayor of North Platte (1878-1879). Belton died in San Diego, California on October 25, 1915.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a letter written by James Belton to J. Amos Barrett, NSHS Librarian, regarding the history of North Platte and Lincoln County, Nebraska. Also included is a type transcript of the letter.

 

Subject headings:

Barrett, Jay Amos, 1865-1936
Belton, James, 1831-1915
Businesses
Indians of North America
Frontier and pioneer life
Lincoln County (Neb.) -- History
Locusts
North Platte (Neb.) -- History
Railroad stations
Railroads
Union Pacific Railroad

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