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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3387.AM:  Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)



Records:  1857-1858

Nebraska:  Settlement association

Size:  1 volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Nebraska Association was formed on April 22, 1857, on board a steamboat anchored in the Missouri River near Doniphan, Kansas Territory. The original members were all settlers bound for Southeast Nebraska who agreed to band together for mutual aid and protection. A committee of their members investigated possible sites and selected Gage County. The name, Beatrice, was chosen on May 5, 1857.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of 1 volume of minutes relating to the locating, naming and organization of the city of Beatrice, Nebraska.



Note:  Additional materials relating to the settlement of Beatrice can be found in the public records collections for Beatrice [RG0308] and Gage County [RG0200].



DESCRIPTION



Volume




  1. Minutes, 1857-1858



 



ADDED ENTRIES



Beatrice (Neb.) — History

Gage County (Neb.) — History

Land settlement — Nebraska — Beatrice

Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)



 



Revised 04-10-2008   TMM