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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