Sharon, William, 1821-1885
- Existence: 1821 - 1885
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract W. C. Bousfield was an agent for the Truckee Milk Company which was formed to furnish milk to Virginia City, Nevada. Collection contains letter of complaint from Bousfield in Virginia City to William Sharon about H. M. Yerington's attempts to encourage others to enter the milk-supplying business, February 21, 1873.
Abstract Central Pacific Railroad was a railroad company which originated in Sacramento and ran east through Nevada. Contains form letters to William Sharon, H. M. Yerington, and Tritle informing them they could obtain a deed for patented land from the Land Agent of the Central Pacific Railroad, March 15, 1877. Also included are a tonnage ledger for lumber hauled, undated, and blank meteorological forms, 1870s.
Overview The Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company was formed in 1873 to serve the mines in the Eureka Mining District in central Nevada. The collection consists of the records of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company, 1873-1902; the Eureka and Palisade Railway Company, 1901-1911; and the Eureka-Nevada Railway Company, 1912-1945. Collection includes articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, legal documents, financial accounts, operational records, maps, and printed material.
Overview Francis Griffith Newlands (1848-1917) was a businessman and served as a Nevada Representative from 1893-1902 and a Senator from 1902-1917. The collection contains many legal documents directly related to the acquisition of mills along the Carson River, including the Ogden Mill, Eureka Mill, and the Morgan Mill.y. The legal work was done by Newlands who was William Sharon's attorney. It also documents the formation of the Union Mill and Mining Company by William Sharon, D. O. Mills, John D. Fry,...
Abstract Glenbrook House was a hotel located at Glenbrook, Nevada on Lake Tahoe. Cash book includes payments for room and board for William Sharon and H. M. Yerington; bill and two loose pages of cash memorandum, 1868-1869.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Includes building and land deeds and leases in Virginia City, Nevada, 1868-1869; a deed for the Illinois Mill in Dayton, Nevada, 1868; statement for taxes owed by Sharon for property in Washoe County, Nevada, 1875; and notes about property, 1897.