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Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

[Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska].

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S. Seymour, delt. ; F. Kearney, sculpt.

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announced as an elector of President and Vice-President of the United States, and that annunciation being approved of by respectable meetings in the County, I did not consider it ne

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the delegation in Congress, from Pennsylvania.) By Charles Miner. Repeal of the Missouri compromise. [1854].

Nebraska and Kanzas

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Original air line and United States mail route! 1857. Spring arrangement. 1857. St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroad. The only direct route from Chicago or Joliet to St. Louis Kansas and Nebraska ... [Chicago? Ill.] 1857.

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the summer of 1857

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [sic] and Nebraska to Fort Laramie and Salt Lake. New York, January 8, 1857.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebraska /

David Lockwood to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, July 24, 1860 (Wants to be Indian agent in Nebraska Territory)

Hon. Thomas Weston Tipton of Neb.

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of NEB

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb.

Newman, Rev. John P., (1826-1899) Methodist Episcopal Bishop of Omaha and San Francisco.

Nebraska Territory Legislature, Wednesday, December 11, 1861 (Legislative act)

Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, Wednesday, April 17, 1861 (Appointment of governor for Nebraska)

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

U.S. Reports: Nebraska City vs. Campbell, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 590 (1863)

Farnham Street, Omaha, Nebraska, looking East from near Court House, between 1862 and 1868

Traveling map of the western states, exhibiting the counties, towns and villages, the rail ways, rivers, canals, and lakes and towns & stations on them; engraved by Jos. Beutler.

P. W. Hitchcock to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, August 20, 1864 (Patronage in Nebraska Territory)

A proclamation by the governor of Nebraska Territory. In accordance with a custom which has been practiced by most of the States and Territories for many years ... I, Alvin Saunders ... do hereby appoint and designate the last Thursday of the pr

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Hon. Lorenzo Crounse of Nebraska (Capt. Of light battery of artillery during Civil War)

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

Group of Sioux Indians "Spotted Tail" (photo c. 1875) Standing: Joe Merrivale; Young Spotted Tail; Antoine Janis; Seated: Touch-the-Clouds; Little Big Man; Black Cool; last two are rapoves[?] indentified by George E. Hyde 4229 Dangler[?] St. Omaha, Neb.

Valentine, Hon. E. K. of Nebraska

Thayer, Hon. John Milton of Wyoming & Nebraska. Brig. Gen. & major of the Territorial forces operating against the Pawnee Indians in 1855-61. Colonel of 1st Nebraska Inf. July 21, 1861

Hitchcock, Hon. Phineas Warren of Neb.

Sapp, Hon. Wm. Fletcher of Iowa. Lt Col of 2nd Nebraska Cavalry U.S.A. in 1862

Crounse, Hon. Lorenzo of Neb. Rep. Raised a battery of light artillery in 1861 and entered the army as captain

Thayer, Hon. John Milton of Wyoming & Nebraska. Brig Gen & major of the Territorial forces operating against the Pawnee Indians in 1855-61. Colonel of 1st Nebraska Inf. July 21, 1861

Welch, Hon. Frank of Nebraska

Valentine, Hon. Edward K. of Nebraska

Hon. Lorenzo Crounse of Nebraska (Capt. Of light battery of artillery during Civil War)

Tipton, Hon. Thomas Weston of NEB. Sen. Chaplain of the 1st Nebraska Vol. Inf. 1861-65

Paddock, Hon. [A.S.] of Nebraska

American Central Railway, 1866.

Group of excursts. at camp no. 1, Columbus, Neb.

Hydraulic Mining, from the rear of the Pipes, Nebraska Claim, French Corral, Nevada County

Excur. party, 275 ms. W. of Omaha, Oct. 24 '66 (2)

Hydraulic Mining - Nebraska Claim - Fr. Corral, Nev. County

[The Kansas row]

Map of Nebraska and Dakota and portions of the states and territories bordering thereon /

Cheyenne Indians attacking a working party on the Union Pacific Railroad, August 4, 1867 / sketched by T.R. Davis.

Bird's eye view of the city of Omaha, Nebraska 1868.

Bird's eye view of the city of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska 1868.

Missouri Valley. Expressly manufactured for the Omaha market of the finest Vuelta Abajo tobacco by M.M.S. / Lith. of F. Heppenheimer & Co., N.Y.

The Rev. Paul Mazakute photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Paddock, Hon. Algernon Sidney of Neb.

Paddock, Hon. Algernon Sidney of Neb.

The Rev. Christian Taopi photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Manderson, Hon. C.F. of Nebraska

Interior of Chapel of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Agency photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Saunders, Hon. Alvin of Neb.

Mission house and collegiate Church of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Ag., Neb. photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Sen. C.F. Manderson, Neb.

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R. Co. at 6 per ct interest and low prices ... Buffalo. N. Y. Commercial advertiser printing house [1872].

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. County of Otoe, 83 U.S. (16 Wall.) 667 (1873)

In a strange land - asking the way

[New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

Eclipse. The sun darkened by the grassphoppers

Suspense. First appearance of the grasshoppers in Nebraska

An Indian agency - distributing rations

Adversity. Effect of grass-hoppers coming down

Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. in Nebraska.

U.S. Reports: Hotel Co. v. Wade, 97 U.S. 13 (1878)

View of the remains of Ketchum and Mitchell, burned alive in Custer County, Nebraska, December 10, 1878

A lament. Omaha, June 29th, 1878

Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

The Cheyennes' death struggle - last desperate resistance of the remnant of the frenzied Red Men to the United States troops under Captain Wessells in a deep ravine, near Fort Robinson, Neb., ...

Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

Sod and frame house

Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

U.S. Reports: Davenport v. County of Dodge, 105 U.S. 237 (1882)

Post route map of the territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota, and portions of the Dominion of Canada /

Birds eye view of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. 1881 /

Fierce bandits at bay. Two famed desperadoes, tackled by detectives in a hotel dining-room at Minden, Neb., ...

U.S. Reports: Holland v. Challen, 110 U.S. 15 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Otoe County v. Baldwin, 111 U.S. 1 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Dixon County v. Field, 111 U.S. 83 (1884)

Louisiana - the Nebraska exhibit at the World's Fair at New Orleans - a model, in cereals, of the Bartholdi statue

Anne (or Ame) Gandy and family in front of their home in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

G.R. Russom family in front of their sod house in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska. Russom was an old settler and one of the prominent men in Custer County.

Farm scene, New Helena, Custer County, Nebraska.

Cattle on the Middle Loup River on the Cal Snyder Ranch, Milburn, Custer County, Nebraska

Stephen Leep, near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

Rev. William McCaslin house, known as the "Preacher Home," in Rose Valley near Clear Creek, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Old timer", Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Camp on B & M grade west of Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Hart and Co. drilling a well on Cliff Table in Custer County, Nebraska

Lanterman, south of Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

Ledbetter's Dug Out, Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.