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John William Mackay Receipt and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC63
Receipt from Tiffany and Company of New York for fabrication of a large silver service, accompanied by a letter acknowledging receipt of a bar of silver for use in the silver service.

Dates

  • 1879

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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

0.21 Linear Feet (2 items)

Abstract

Receipt from Tiffany and Company of New York for fabrication of a large silver service, accompanied by a letter acknowledging receipt of a bar of silver for use in the silver service.

Biographical Note

John William Mackay was a silver miner who became one of the richest silver barons in Nevada's Comstock Lode.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Receipt and letter donated by the Mackay family.
Title
Guide to the John William Mackay Receipt and Correspondence
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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