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Abstract of title for mining claims in the Esmeralda Mining District

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Identifier: 97-45
Abstract

P. G. Vibbard was a miner in Aurora, Nevada. Abstract of title for mining claims in the Esmeralda Mining District, Aurora, California, traces the chain of title for Vibbard's property. Included are names of claims, method of acquisition, and dates. Aurora was later surveyed and found to be in Nevada. Material from August 31, 1861.

Dates: August 31, 1861

William W. Hoyt Papers

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Identifier: NC1044
Abstract William W. Hoyt (1842-?) was a rancher in El Dorado Springs, El Dorado County, California and a miner in Aurora, Nevada Territory from 1863-1864. He served as the superintendent for the California State Department of Engineering in 1913. The collection includes correspondence, 1873-1926; deeds and agreements, 1863-1907; financial statements, 1856-1905; depositions; diaries from Aurora, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864; account books, 1864-1913; photographs; and township plats and manuscript maps...
Dates: 1856-1926

Wedertz Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1145
Abstract Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s