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The Eureka ditch supplied both the Comstock Mill and the Mining Company in Gold Hill. Collection contains statement of ownership and claim of the Comstock Mill and Mining Company to a ditch and to the use of a certain amount of water from the Carson River.
In Union Mill and Mining Company vs. H. F. Danberg, et al. 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. The collection includes the complaints, testimonies of witnesses for plaintiff and defendants, documentary evidence, indexes of ditches involved, defendant's abstracts of title, and judgement. Created by the United States Circuit Court (9th Circuit) between 1889-1897.