John B. Hall Letter
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a single letter written from John Hall to his nephew in April 1888. The letter describes the people the couple met, the location as they were building up their farm near Plainview, Neb.
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Biographical / Historical
John B. Hall was born in Penn. in May 1857. His wife was Lydia S. Hall (b.Penn.; Nov. 1861). The couple initially farmed in Crawford Township, Antelope Co., Neb. from the mid-1880s to about 1905. The family then moved to a farm in Northwest Longmont, Boulder Co., Colo. The Hall's children include: Fannie (b.1886), James Warner (b.1889), Betha M. (b.1890), Effie E. (b.1892), and Dorothy (b.1899).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, M.Y. Williams, 2009.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Antelope County (Neb.) -- 19th century -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Farm life -- Nebraska -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hall family -- Archives.
- Hall, John B., 1857- -- Archives.
- Hall, Lydia S., 1861- -- Archives.
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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