Letter from Samuel B. Reed to Wife and Family, May 8, 1867

In this letter from May 8, 1867, Samuel Reed writes to his wife and family letting them know that he will be relocating to North Platte.

I go to North Platte this evening. Doctor Durant leaves for New York tomorrow. Everything is alright here as far as I am interested on construction work. North Platte will be headquarters.

About this Document

  • Source: Letter from Samuel B. Reed to Wife and Family
  • Citation: Nebraska State Historical Society, Samuel Reed Papers (Union Pacific Railroad Collection), MS 3761, Unit 1, Subgroup 14, Series 1, Box 2, Letters to Wife and Family
  • Date: May 8, 1867