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Edward Hawkes, 1837-1902

RG1071.AM:  Edward Hawkes, 1837-1902

Diary, etc.:  1875, 1878
Jefferson County, Neb.:  Farmer
Size:  1 folder


This collection consists of a diary (original and typed transcript) kept by Edward Hawkes, a farmer living in Jefferson County, Nebraska. The diary dates from January 1 to December 31, 1875. In brief entries, Hawkes records personal expenses, work performed, social and community activities, the weather conditions, etc. Also included is a letter (September 1878) to Hawkes from S.M. Goldsberry describing the area around Soldier Creek, Kansas.

See the NSHS Library collection for Diaries of a Nebraska Farmer, 1876-1877 by Edward Hawkes (edited by Clarence S. Paine) [921 H392p].



Agriculture -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Comanche County (Kan.)
Diaries and journals
Fairbury (Neb.)
Farm life
Farmers -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Goldsberry, S.M.
Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902
Jefferson County (Neb.)
Soldier Creek (Kan.)


10-05-2009   Revised TMM/tmm


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