Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company [RG0817.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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

Records: 1867-1871
Size: One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.

 

Subject headings:

Atkinson, Henry Martin, 1838-1886
Bedford, T.W.
Blackburn, J.W.
Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company
Carson, John Lind, 1832-1897
Church, Jarvis Servetus, 1830-1905
Cogswell, A.P.
Colhapp, John L.
Dorsey, Charles Griffith, 1838-1910
Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905
Hewett, Obadiah Brown
Hill, Theodore, 1833-1891
Hoadley, Luther, 1814-1881
Holladay, A.S.
Hoover, William Henry, 1833-1898
Lett, Henry C., 1834-1894
Lushbaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1827-1870
McPherson, John
Railroad companies — Nebraska
Railroads — Nebraska
Railroads — Nebraska — Gage County
Railroads — Nebraska — Nemaha County
Railroads — Nebraska — Johnson County
Railroads — Nebraska — Brownville
Thomas, Edward Whittingham
Wheeler, Cyrus W., 1822-1899
Worthing, Evan, 1832-1876

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