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H. H. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC140
First letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County, Nevada, is in response to her inquiries about her husband from whom she has not heard in two years; and about early Nevada mining, gambling, business affairs, and the railroad.

Dates

  • 1864-1868

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.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (2 items)

Abstract

First letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County, Nevada, is in response to her inquiries about her husband from whom she has not heard in two years; and about early Nevada mining, gambling, business affairs, and the railroad.

Biographical Note

Bookkeeper from Boston, Massachusetts who traveled from Boston to Virginia City, Nevada via Cape Horn on the steamer Champion in 1864.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Correspondence,Talisman Press, Georgetown, California, Purchase. 1965, NC140
Title
H. H. Chandler Correspondence
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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