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Bullion and Exchange Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-33
Abstract This Carson City bank was established in 1875 as the Carson City Savings Bank. Included are two volumes of manuscript drafts written by the B & E Bank on the Anglo-California Bank of San Francisco, one volume of daily statements, one ledger, and 7 folders of invoices and correspondence.

Certificate of election to Independent Order of Odd Fellows

 Collection
Identifier: 86-27
Abstract Certificate of election to IOOF at Gold Hill, Nevada, 1879.

Constitution and bylaws

 Collection
Identifier: 90-75
Abstract Printed version of the 1878 revised constitution and bylaws of the fire department in Gold Hill Nevada includes names of officers and delegates from individual engine companies, fire signals, boundary definitions of individual fire districts, constitution, and bylaws.

Alfred Doten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC08
Abstract Diaries relating to Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...

Essay on early life in Gold Hill

 Collection
Identifier: 90-28
Abstract Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions.

Kelly Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-68
Overview Originally emigrants from Ireland, the Kelly family settled in Nevada around 1867. By the turn of the 20th century, family members had relocated to California and Montana. Collection includes letters to and from Kelly family members, a certificate of citizenship for October 12, 1868 for P. N. Kelly, and business and legal documents.

Knickerbocker Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC168
Abstract Included is a property ledger describing the property and claims of the company, 1887; correspondence, 1876-1907; receipts, 1878-1879; tax receipts, 1878-1914; claim map, 1867; and legal papers regarding transfer of the company to the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company for nonpayment of debts.

Letter to Mary Leavitt from John McKay

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Identifier: 2011-27
Overview John McKay was a miner living in Gold Hill, Nevada in the mid-1860s. The collection contains one letter and envelope written by McKay to his sister, Mary Leavitt, who lived in Wisconsin. In the letter, McKay discusses his views of the Civil War and living in Gold Hill.

Deed for Modoc Chief mining claim

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Identifier: 95-51
Abstract Contract stating that Lee Wentworth, Thomas Moore and O.D. Babcock would purchase the Modoc Chief mining claim in Gold Hill, Nevada, from Thomas Wallace.

Deed of sale for properties in Virginia City and Gold Hill

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Identifier: NC248
Abstract Deed for the sale of Dohle's Virginia City property: the S. S. Strauss and Company Slaughter House on Mill below L Street and a lot on Mill adjoining the Brewery; and several parcels of land in Gold Hill to John Wagner.