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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