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Overview Francis Griffith Newlands (1848-1917) was a businessman and served as a Nevada Representative from 1893-1902 and a Senator from 1902-1917. The collection contains many legal documents directly related to the acquisition of mills along the Carson River, including the Ogden Mill, Eureka Mill, and the Morgan Mill.y. The legal work was done by Newlands who was William Sharon's attorney. It also documents the formation of the Union Mill and Mining Company by William Sharon, D. O. Mills, John D. Fry,...
Abstract Includes building and land deeds and leases in Virginia City, Nevada, 1868-1869; a deed for the Illinois Mill in Dayton, Nevada, 1868; statement for taxes owed by Sharon for property in Washoe County, Nevada, 1875; and notes about property, 1897.