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Name Cattle trade -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0862.AM - RG0862 Carley, Furman B., 1859-1940

RG0862.AM - RG0862 Carley, Furman B., 1859-1940

This collection consists of F.B. Carley's reminiscence, January 22, 1930. He describes the appointment of the first justice of the peace at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, in the 1880s and the demise of cattle ranching in northwest Nebraska. Carley writes also of cowboy life in Sioux and Dawes Counties, Nebraska, and the demise of cattle ranching in northwest Nebraska.

Image of RG0891.AM - RG0891 Coad Brothers

RG0891.AM - RG0891 Coad Brothers

The collection consists of one folder containing papers relating to Mark M. Coad, John F. Coad, and the Coad Brothers cattle company. There is an original and typescript copy of a contract between Bay State Livestock Company and the Coad Brothers in which the former would purchase the Coad ranches in 1883. There are also several accounts by witnesses to an Indian attack of Wisconsin Ranche, Weld County, Colorado, in 1865. The Wisconsin Ranche was owned by the Coad Brothers. Miscellaneous other items include copies of two speeches given by Ralph Coad, "History of Irish Americans settling in Nebraska," and one about his father's and uncle's cattle and freighting business; a list of Nebraska