Southern Development Company of Nevada
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Letters and affidavits to H. M. Yerington from Frederick W. Sharon, J. O. Martin, and Francis G. Newlands, trustees of the estate of William Sharon, regarding the re-issuance of stock certificates lost in the fire following the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Companies involved include the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Inyo Development Company, Southern Development Company, and El Dorado Wood and Flume Company.
The Southern Development Company of Nevada was incorporated on October 6, 1881. Among the stated purposes of the company were to buy and sell land, build and operate toll roads, locate and hold water rights and privileges in order to construct waterways and systems, and to acquire lands for timbering. Collection contains correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, township plats and maps between 1880-1957.