White and Murphy claim deeds

 Collection
Identifier: NC902

Scope and Contents

Copies of deeds which form a chain of title to the White and Murphy mining claims in the Comstock Lode of Nevada.,Included is a narrative describing the original procedures for staking and selling legal title to a Comstock mining claim.

Dates

  • 1859-1873

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

0.01 Cubic Feet (2 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Copies of deeds which form a chain of title to the White and Murphy mining claims in the Comstock Lode of Nevada between 1859-1873. Included is a narrative describing the original procedures for staking and selling legal title to a Comstock mining claim.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deeds donated from unknown.
Title
A Guide to the White and Murphy claim deeds
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)