Julian Metcalf [RG1232.AM]


RG1232.AM:  Julian Metcalf, 1833-1916

Letters:  1861-1864
Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska:  Banker
Size:  Three items


Julian Metcalf was born in New Hampshire in December of 1833.  He came to Nebraska in the 1850s and worked as a banker in Nebraska City with Dwight J. McCann from 1857 to 1892.  He then moved to Portland, Oregon, where he died on June 15, 1916.


The collection consists of three items.  The first item is a letter/pass from Nebraska Governor Alvin Saunders to Julian Metcalf dated August 26, 1862.  The letter grants Metcalf a “pass” to leave Nebraska on a business trip.  The second item is a “substitution paper” signed by Capt. T.B. Stevenson, whereby Metcalf names Joseph M .Bartholomew as his substitute in Stevenson’s “Four Months’ Men” from Nebraska City.  The paper is dated August 12, 1864.  The last item is a business circular regarding currency and exchange issued by McCann & Metcalf, Bankers, Nebraska City, Nebraska, May 23, 1861.



  1. Pass to leave Nebraska Territory for Julian Metcalf, August 26, 1862
  2. Substitution paper for “Four Months’ Men,” Nebraska City, Neb., August 12, 1864
  3. Business circular on currency and exchange, McCann & Metcalf, Bankers, May 23, 1861

Subject headings:

Banks and banking — Nebraska — Nebraska City
Four Months’ Men (Nebraska City, Nebraska)
McCann and Metcalf, Bankers (Nebraska City, Nebraska)
Metcalf, Julian, 1833-1916
Saunders, Alvin, 1817-1899
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1835-1893

Revised TMM        03-23-2017


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