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D. A. Bender and William J. Westerfield Correspondence

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Identifier: 90-14
Abstract Bender's letter of June 30 to William J. Westerfield, V&TRR agent for the Virginia City, Nevada station, and later Nevada State Senator, asks about a shipment of coal and a missing cord of wood and comments on a horrible disaster in Virginia City. Westerfield's response of July 1 on the verso accounts for the wood and coal, provides details of the June 29th explosion and fire and their cause, and tells of a recent shooting in town.

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  • Subject: Virginia City (Nev.) X
  • Names: Bender, D. A. (David Almon) X