Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Challenge Consolidated Mining Company was a silver mine at Gold Hill, Nevada, dissolved in March 1922. The collection includes articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes, deeds and agreements.
Abstract H. H. Chandler was a bookkeeper from Boston, Massachusetts who traveled from Boston to Virginia City, Nevada via Cape Horn on the steamer Champion in 1864. Collection contains first letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County, Nevada,...
Abstract N.A. Chandler was a miner in Virginia City. He writes to his wife from San Francisco describing his rich "Washoe claims" in Virginia City, Utah Territory, festive activities in San Francisco, and his future plans. Created on July 10, 1860.
Dates: July 10, 1860
Abstract Transfer of land deed title for the Chollar mine claim from William Chollar to William B. Fox in 1860.
Abstract Chollar-Potosi Mining Company was a silver mine in the Comstock Lode, Virginia City, Nevada. Includes accounts for milling of ore; payroll for December 1875.
Abstract Complaint in the case of Allison (Eilley Orrum) Bowers, executrix of the last will of L. S. (Sandy) Bowers vs the Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company and the Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company, alleging that the defendants infringed on her mining claim in Virginia City.
Dates: February 21, 1876
Abstract Deed transferring ownership in the Comstock, Colowell, and Grass Valley quartz leads in Virginia City, Nevada. Created by George Hearst in 1860.
Abstract Program includes list of names of committee chairs; photos of mines, mills, and queen of celebration; history of the Comstock; schedule of events; advertisements; and description of Reno. The collection contains materials from 1909 created by the Comstock Golden Jubilee.
Abstract Includes progress reports, assessment notices, and correspondence to stockholders of the Comstock Limited, Gould & Curry, Savage, and Chollar companies; a history of the Comstock Lode; and stockholder reports for the Silver Pick Consolidated Mines Company (Goldfield, Nevada) and Sunset Mining and Development Company between 1922-1938.
Abstract Code books used to write and translate coded messages so that details of the Comstock Lode mining operations could be sent but not understood by unauthorized parties.,Included are code words and translations.