C. W. Lightner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-56

Scope and Contents

Letter from Lightner in Virginia City to W. H. Duncan in Austin, Nevada, discussing a job offer in Mexico and his conditions for accepting employment in the Reese River Mining District near Austin. Lightner states that he will accept no offers until the Ophir's suit with the Burning Moscow Mine is settled.

Dates

  • June 12, 1865

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

Lightner was superintendent of the Ophir Silver Mining Company, Virginia City, Nevada, in 1865.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (2 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letter from Lightner in Virginia City to W. H. Duncan in Austin, Nevada, discussing a job offer in Mexico and his conditions for accepting employment in the Reese River Mining District near Austin. The collection contains material from June 12, 1865 created by C. W. Lightner.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Correspondence, Barry Cassidy Rare Books, Sacramento, CA 95814; 916/456-6307, Purchase, 09/24/90, 90-56
Title
A Guide to the C. W. Lightner Correspondence
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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