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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1232.AM:  Julian Metcalf, 1833-1916



Letters:  1861-1864

Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska:  Banker

Size:  Three items



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



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.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



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.



INVENTORY



Item




    1. Pass to leave Nebraska Territory for Julian Metcalf, August 26, 1862

    1. Substitution paper for “Four Months’ Men,” Nebraska City, Neb., August 12, 1864

    1. 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