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Deed to South Jacket mining claim

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Identifier: 95-52
Abstract Deed from January 23, 1880 in which John Geary sells his South Jacket mining claim at Gold Hill, Nevada, to N.J. Gillet.

Surveys of the Virginia City, Nevada, area

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Identifier: 95-25
Abstract Surveys from 1862-1867 of areas of Storey County, Nevada, include portions of Six-Mile Canyon, Gold Canyon, Long Valley, Cedar Hill, Gold Hill, Virginia City, Flowery, and Geiger Grade. Individual surveys show such man-made features as mills, brewery sites, and mining claims. Each survey contains a verbal description of the parcel and a pen and ink scale drawing of the parcel and related geographic features.

Isaac Mayer Wise Correspondence

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Identifier: NC307
Abstract Letters by Wise to the American Israelite newspaper, of which he was publisher, while on his honeymoon to the American west.,The letters were written at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Palisade and the Humboldt Desert, Nevada and describe the plains, Salt Lake City, Palisade, the Nevada desert, Carson City, Virginia City, and Gold Hill, Nevada, and Sacramento, California. He comments on Mormonism in Utah and the lack of interest in Judaism in the west.