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Overview The Bullion and Exchange Bank of Carson City, Nevada was established in 1875 as the Carson City Savings Bank. THe collection includes two volumes of manuscript drafts written by the Bullion and Exchange Bank on the Anglo-California Bank of San Francisco, one volume of daily statements, one ledger, and 7 folders of invoices and correspondence dating from 1877-1931.
Abstract Certificate of election to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows at Gold Hill, Nevada, 1879.
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...
Abstract Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions. The collection contains material from 1952 created by Fitzgerald, L.
Overview The Gold Hill Fire Department was located in Gold Hill, Nevada and was organized on May 22, 1867. The collection includes a printed version of the 1878 revised constitution and bylaws of the fire department and includes names of officers and delegates from individual engine companies, fire signals, boundary definitions of individual fire districts, constitution, and bylaws.
Dates: 1878 May
Overview Originally emigrants from Ireland, the Kelly family settled in Nevada around 1867. By the turn of the 20th century, family members had relocated to California and Montana. Collection includes letters to and from Kelly family members, a certificate of citizenship for October 12, 1868 for P. N. Kelly, and business and legal documents.
Abstract Included is a property ledger describing the property and claims of the company, 1887; correspondence, 1876-1907; receipts, 1878-1879; tax receipts, 1878-1914; claim map, 1867; and legal papers regarding transfer of the company to the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company for nonpayment of debts.
Overview John McKay was a miner living in Gold Hill, Nevada in the mid-1860s. The collection contains one letter and envelope written by McKay to his sister, Mary Leavitt, who lived in Wisconsin. In the letter, McKay discusses his views of the Civil War and living in Gold Hill.
Dates: March 4, 1865
Abstract Contract from May 31, 1878 stating that Lee Wentworth, Thomas Moore and O.D. Babcock would purchase the Modoc Chief mining claim in Gold Hill, Nevada, from Thomas Wallace.
Dates: May 31, 1878
Abstract Deed for the sale of Dohle's Virginia City property: the S. S. Strauss and Company Slaughter House on Mill below L Street and a lot on Mill adjoining the Brewery; and several parcels of land in Gold Hill to John Wagner.
Dates: May 22, 1868
- Babcock, O. D. 1
- Bullion and Exchange Bank (Carson City, Nev.) 1
- Dohle, John 1
- Doten, Alfred, 1829-1903 1
- Dwyer, Jennie D. 1
- Fitzgerald, L., Mrs. 1
- Fitzgerald, Lizzie M. 1
- Geary, John (Miner) 1
- Gillet, N. J 1
- Gold Hill. Fire Department (Nev.) 1
- Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
- Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Wildey Lodge No. 1 (Gold Hill, Nev.) 1
- John Dohle's Brewery 1
- Kelly family 1
- Kelly, Margaret 1
- Kelly, P. N. 1
- Knickerbocker Mining Company 1
- Moore, Thomas (Nevada miner) 1
- S.S. Strauss and Company Slaughter House 1
- Stevenson, C. C. 1
- Storey County (Nev.) 1
- Storey County (Nev.). Surveyor 1
- Virginia & Truckee Railroad 1
- Wagner, John 1
- Wallace, Thomas (Nevada miner) 1
- Wentworth, Lee 1
- Wise, Isaac Mayer 1 ∧ less