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Savage Mining Company Correspondence

Identifier: 2011-23

The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles S. Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. The collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is addressed to superintendent Charles S. Bonner.

Dates: 1866-1876; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Woodworth Mill and Sluice Company Payment Slips

Identifier: 2017-75

Located on the Carson River, the Woodworth Mill was built in 1864 and, by 1869, contained 24 stamps, 12 pans, and had a capacity of 40 tons per day. In 1871, James G. Fair and John W. Mackay of the Pacific Mill and Mining Company purchased the mill. The Woodworth Sluice was one of the longest sluices ever built. Collection contains employee payment slips for August and September 1874 for work on company flumes and sluices signed by W. H. Armstrong.

Dates: 1874 August-September

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