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Abstract Form letters to William Sharon, H. M. Yerington, and Tritle informing them they could obtain a deed for patented land from the Land Agent of the Central Pacific Railroad, March 15, 1877. Also included are a tonnage ledger for lumber hauled, undated, and blank meteorological forms, 1870s.
Abstract Letter to Fulton from William H. Mills (1885) of the Central Pacific Railroad Company Land Department complaining that the State of Nevada was selling water and land more cheaply than the railroad. Joseph E. Stubbs, president of the University of Nevada, wrote Fulton (1913) praising Fulton's letter about Cleveland philanthropists, Reno, and Nevada; and reported on his wife's busy schedule.
Abstract Includes train orders for some Nevada trains, 1896-1958; correspondence, 1892-1958; and time tables, 1914-1925. Of note in the orders are communiques regarding President Harding's funeral train and security precautions in World War II; and in the correspondence, the specifications for maximum railroad car sizes, instructions for transport of army personnel in World War II, and land grants and government financing of the Central Pacific Railroad during construction through Nevada.
Abstract Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws; financial agreements with the McCalmont Brothers & Company of London; agreements with the Mexican Mining Company and others to pay assessments; clippings...