Box Shared MSS 104
Contains 24 Results:
Letter from the W. C. Cox & Company stock brokers to Mr. C. E. Morris advises of the investment opportunities in the Rich Gulch Company. The prospectus provides reports of two mining engineers which describe the physical qualities of the company's claims, and description of the Wonder Mining District.
Student research paper provides a brief background on the U. S. policies regarding Chinese immigration from 1880-1890, and a bibliography of printed references, including articles from the Daily territorial enterprise (Virginia City, Nevada), and a section on the Chinese in California.
Records, circa 1904
Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analyzing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.
Correspondence, July 22, 1920
Letter from H. C. Pratt, company secretary and treasurer, to delinquent stock holders and notice of sale of stock for payment of assessment.
Included are copies of newspaper articles and probate records for the Gallagher brothers. There are also plat maps of J. B.'s property in Lyon County Drainage District no. 1.
Records, undated [pre-1900]
LeBlanc's account of U. S. military service, 1857-1859 was taken from his unsuccessful petition for a military pension. He recounts details of the events surrounding the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, U. S. Army campaigns against the Mormons in Utah, and his departure from the Army for the Comstock Lode Nevada in 1859.
Included is a letter from Julian Moore of England to the University of Nevada library, requesting information for a biography about Menken. The letter of response provides transcripts of articles about Menken published in 1868 in the Territorial enterprise newspaper of Virginia City, Nevada, and information about her from Mae Davis, an actress of the 1890s.
Prospectus, June 8, 1908
This invitation to investors to purchase stock includes a description of Rawhide and plan for financing the company's mining interests.
Included are two letters to stockholders regarding a special stockholders' meeting, company prospectus, and receipt for purchase of stock.
History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendants settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada. Included are sometimes lengthy sketches of all family members both living and deceased and photos of people, farms, towns, and houses in Utah and Nevada.