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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1217.AM:  Charles Mathewson, 1812-1880



Letter:  1870

Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska:  Indian agent, mill owner

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Charles Mathewson was an agent for the Winnebagos; a founder of Norfolk, Nebraska; and the builder of the Norfolk Mills. This collection relates to Mathewson’s life and the Norfolk Mills.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of a letter dated March 1, 1870, from Charles Mathewson of Norfolk, Nebraska, to his brother in Connecticut describing the building and production of the Norfolk Mills. Biographical notes by Mathewson’s grandson are also included.



INVENTORY



Letter, 1870



 



Subject headings:



Flour Mills — Nebraska

Lumber trade — Nebraska

Madison County (Nebraska) — History

Mathewson, Charles, 1812-1880

Mills and mill-work — Nebraska — Norfolk

Norfolk (Nebraska) — History

Norfolk Mills (Norfolk, Nebraska)



 



Revised TMM        07-29-2009