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Name Lett, Henry C., 1834-1894
Born 09/25/1834
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio
Notes One of the incorporators of the Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad (1867).
Superintendent of the Union Pacific stone department in Colorado (1882-1889).
President of the Salt Lake City, Utah, Real Estate Exchange and active in local politics including commissioner for the Utah Territory Board of Registration and Election (1889-1894).
Spouse Lett, Margaret J., -1886
Deceased 03/27/1894
Deceased where Los Angeles, California

Associated Records

Image of RG0817.AM - RG0817 Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company

RG0817.AM - RG0817 Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company

The collection contains a handwritten copy of the articles of incorporation for the Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company, 1867. Included are two printed statements relating to the development of the railroad around 1867-1871 through Nemaha, Johnson, and Gage Counties, Nebraska. These provide information on the route and how construction will be paid. One booklet contains a foldout map of the railroad's route.