Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

Letter from Peder Nelson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P362
Overview

Photocopy of a translation of a letter written by Peder Nelson to his son-in-law in Norway describing settling and farming in Buchanan County, Missouri. The translation was made by Frank G. Nelson.

Dates: July 18, 1848

Reminiscences of early days in Missouri and the Civil War.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P167
Overview

Relates experiences on farm near Osceola, Missouri, in pre-Civil War days. Describes the family's move to Illinois to escape Confederate sentiments. Gives some details of his brother's experiences in the war. Mentions Lincoln's death and its effect on the family.

Dates: before 1960

Filtered By

  • Subject: Frontier and pioneer life X
  • Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Missouri X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Frontier and pioneer life -- Missouri 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Missouri -- Buchanan County 1
Missouri -- Emigration and immigration 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Osceola (Mo.) -- History 1
 
Names
Dannevik, O. M. (Ole Mathias) 1
Nelson, Frank G. 1
Nelson, Peder 1
Upton, Charles G. 1