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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0887.AM:  John Cheney



Letters:  1855

Stockton, California:  Rancher

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of two letters written in 1855 by John Cheney, near Stockton, California, to his parents and his sister, Tabitha Cheney, who lived in Taylorville, Illinois. He writes primarily of his life as a rancher in Sacramento County, California. He also asks about his family and friends. He makes reference to his wagon train meeting a party of about 150 Sioux Indians near the Little Blue River on his way to California.



INVENTORY



Letters (and transcripts), 1855



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture — California

Cheney family

Cheney, John

Cheney, Tabitha

Indians of North America — Nebraska

Ranchers



 



Revised TMM          03-12-2016