Joseph Gould [RG3307.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3307.AM:  Joseph Gould, 1815-1882

Account volumes:  1879-1883
Elmira, New York and Republican City, Harlan County, Nebraska
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 3 volumes

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born in Maine on November 8, 1815, Joseph Gould served as a corporal in the 86th New York Infantry, Co. E, during the Civil War.  Prior to coming to Nebraska, Gould had operated generals stores in Pennsylvania and New York.  After coming to Nebraska in 1871, Gould established a general store in Republican City, Nebraska.  Joseph Gould died in Republican City on May 23, 1882.  He is buried in the Republican City Cemetery.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of three volumes of business records relating to Joseph Gould’s general store in Republican City, Nebraska.  The records date from 1879 to 1883.  Included are an account book, a cash book and a cash receipts and disbursals volume.

Note: Additional volumes relating to accounts of general stores operated by Gould prior to his arrival in Nebraska were transferred to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Volume

  1. Account book, 1879-1880
  2. Cash book, 1881-1883
  3. Cash receipts and disbursals, 1883

 

Subject headings:

Businesses -- Nebraska -- Republican City
Gould, Joseph, 1815-1882
Harlan County (Nebraska) -- History
Merchants -- Nebraska -- Harlan County

 

JEP/ht                           1972
Revised TMM      11-15-2018

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