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Abstract Collection contains handwritten notes, notebooks, legal documents, printed material, and 284 maps relating to water issues in Nevada and the West. There are no personal papers.
Abstract Lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and his family.
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 records of legal work done by Newlands, attorney for William Sharon, in acquiring mills and mines in the Carson River Valley and the Comstock.
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 List of company property assessed for taxes by Storey County, leases of company property to others at Sweetapple Mill and Little Bonanza Mill Ditch in Lyon County, and misc. receipts.
Abstract In 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.