Exchequer Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 95-53
Includes agreements between the Exchequer Mining Company as part of the United Comstock Pumping Association and the Sutro Tunnel Company concerning the Sutro Tunnel; a list of papers on file with the Exchequer Company, compiled after 1912; an agreement with the Truckee River General Electric Company and the United Comstock Pumping Association to supply power to the mines of the Association; a resolution from the Exchequer directors to join other mining companies to form the Ward Shaft Association; and a deed transferring all properties of the Exchequer Mining Company to the Exchequer Gold and Silver Mining Company.

Dates

  • 1891-1912

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

0.21 Linear Feet (6 items)

Abstract

The Exchequer Silver Mine is near Virginia City, Nevada. Historically the site has been part of the Comstock Lode-Gold Hill Mining District. This collection includes agreements from between the Exchequer Mining Company as part of the United Comstock Pumping Association and the Sutro Tunnel Company concerning the Sutro Tunnel; a list of papers on file with the Exchequer Company, compiled after 1912; an agreement with the Truckee River General Electric Company and the United Comstock Pumping Association to supply power to the mines of the Association; a resolution from the Exchequer directors to join other mining companies to form the Ward Shaft Association; and a deed transferring all properties of the Exchequer Mining Company to the Exchequer Gold and Silver Mining Company.

Administrative History

Virginia City, Nevada, mining company incorporated in 1865 and later part of the United Comstock Pumping Association.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.
Title
Guide to the Exchequer Mining Company Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)