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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 Two letters of the same date from French in Silver City to Mr. Ross describe his ownership of the Union Mill Company and its history; and his broken arm.
Abstract In Union Mill and Mining Company vs. H. F. Danberg, et al. case 520, the plaintiff sued to stop the defendants from diverting water, needed to power the company's mills, for agriculture from the Carson River in Nevada. Included are the complaints, testimonies of witnesses for plaintiff and defendants, documentary evidence, indexes of ditches involved, defendant's abstracts of title, and judgement. Created by the United States Circuit Court (9th Circuit) between 1889-1897.