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Henry J. Brower Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 89-23
Abstract

Letter from Brower, Deputy Assessor for Storey County, Nevada, to "Friend Burnett" describing his job, the weather, and mining conditions in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains material from October 22, 1866 created by Henry J. Brower.

Dates: October 22, 1866

Jewett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-11
Abstract

Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.

Dates: 1861-1867

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Silver mines and mining -- Nevada X
  • Subject: Virginia City (Nev.) X

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