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Name Railroad companies -- Nebraska

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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.

Image of RG1088.AM - RG1088 Hill, Paul, 1815-1895

RG1088.AM - RG1088 Hill, Paul, 1815-1895

The collection contains papers relating to the life and career of Paul Hill. The first part of the collection, consisting mainly of diary excerpts and correspondence with Lewis H. Sands, a military man, concerns the removal of Potawatomi Indians from Indiana to the Council Bluff Indian Agency at Bellevue, Nebraska in 1837. Hill was the assistant conductor at the time. Also included is correspondence dating from 1839 between L. Mason, D. Howell, and Paul Hill concerning the purchase of land in Racine, Wisconsin Territory. The second part of the collection relates to the construction of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska from Plattsmouth to Kearney during the years 1869-1