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Name Railroads -- Nebraska -- Nemaha County

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Image of RG0788.AM - RG0788 Howe, Church, 1839-1915

RG0788.AM - RG0788 Howe, Church, 1839-1915

This collection consists of manuscript material arranged in six series: 1) Correspondence, 1861-1919; 2) Letterpress Books, 1866-1896; 3) Scrapbooks, 1763-1919; 4) Consular Service Material, 1900-1909; 5) Autograph Books, ca. 1858-1899; and 6) Miscellany. This material relates to the military, political, agricultural, business, and diplomatic careers of Church Howe. Some historical information about Howe's ancestors is also provided, as is biographical information about Church Howe and his accomplishments. The Correspondence, 1861-1919, of Series One documents a number of aspects of Church Howe's life and career. Highlighted are his time in the military during the Civil War; his appoint

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.