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Richard Gassaway Watkins Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC141
Abstract Richard Gassaway Watkins, Nevadan, captain of the Silver City Guards during the first battle of Pyramid Lake and rancher near Ft. Churchill and Walker River Valley. Collection contains letters from Watkins at Carson City, Ft. Churchill, and Genoa, Nevada to "My Dear Burnett," plus typescripts: the first describes Watkins' difficulties with federal soldiers claiming his land for Ft. Churchill and his going into debt; the second letter continues his tale of disagreement with the military, price...
Dates: 1860

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Indians of North America -- Treaties X
  • Names: Watkins, Richard Gassaway X