Townley, John M.
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Draft manuscript created by John M. Townley on the background of the contract won by Woodward and Company to carry U.S. mail between Sacramento, Calif. and Salt Lake City, Utah, ca. 1851-1859.
A history of fish and fishing in the Truckee River from Verdi to Pyramid Lake. Included are a summary of fisheries before 1900, the causes and effects of pollution in the river, and the final destruction of native fish species.