To the English-American voters of the state of Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 94-03

Scope and Contents

H.S. Symons relates the story of the murder of his brother, Humphrey Symons and the trials which initially found the accused murderer guilty but subsequently released him. Symons blames Republican politics for the travesty of justice and goes on to campaign for the free coinage of silver to aid the slumping mining industry.

Dates

  • October 25, 1880

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Cornish or English miner of Virginia City, Nevada. His brother, Humphrey Symons, was murdered at Gold Hill, Nevada, in June, 1879.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (4 pages)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

H.S. Symons relates the story of the murder of his brother, Humphrey Symons and the trials which initially found the accused murderer guilty but subsequently released him. Symons blames Republican politics for the travesty of justice and goes on to campaign for the free coinage of silver to aid the slumping mining industry. This essay was published October 25, 1880.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.
Title
Guide To the English-American voters of the state of Nevada
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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