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Account book of Nelson Brobant

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-03
The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners. Brobant's business was most likely located in or around Gold Hill, N. T. Entries, made mainly in pencil, list the name of the person for whom he did the repair, usually by surname, the work done, and the charge. Most often entries are for pick sharpening for which the charge was 38 cents each.

Dates

  • 1859-1860

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 (1 volume; unpaged, 15 cm.)

Abstract

The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Biographical Note

Nelson Brobant is not listed in Nevada's 1860 Census, but is listed as a farmer in Nye County in the 1870 Census.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Account book of Nelson Brobant
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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