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Abstract Research notes compiled by Stewart for his University of California dissertation on Adolph Sutro. The colleciton contains material from 1957-1958 created by Robert Ernest Stewart.
Overview Adolph Sutro... Collection contains 4 letters...
Dates: 1874; 1877
Abstract Adolph Sutro was a key developer in California and Nevada, with significant contributions in mining, real estate, and politics. After taking integral steps toward miner's safety in Virginia city with his Sutro tunnel, Sutro moved to San Francisco and became a land developer, eventually being elected mayor of the city. Included in this collection are deeds for property acquired by Adolph Sutro for his mill in Dayton, Nevada, also referred to as Chinatown and as Nevada City; and a lease...
Overview The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. 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;...
Abstract Agreement between eight men to share expenses to work a portion of the Williams and Company mine claim, location not given but most likely in the Comstock Lode. Names include: Adolph Sutro, Orion Clemens, James C. Corey, John D. Moore, Henry Epstein, Moritz Epstein, H. L. Joachimsen, and John Williams.
Dates: February 16, 1863