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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0731.AM:  Blackhawk



Letter:  1875, March 7



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one letter written by Blackhawk, a Sioux Indian, to Ida James, daughter of William H. James, former Nebraska governor (1871-1873). The letter dates from March 7, 1875, while Blackhawk was serving a prison sentence. In the letter he states that he wished William James was still the governor because he felt his prison sentence would be commuted if that were the case.



INVENTORY



Letter, March 7, 1875



 



Subject headings:



Blackhawk

Caramanie, John

Doolittle, Ida (James), 1857-1937

Indians of North America

James, William Hartford, 1831-1920

McCluskey, James

Prisoners



 



Revised TMM         02-20-2017