Comstock Lode (Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Challenge Consolidated Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC83
Abstract Included are articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes, deeds and agreements.

H. H. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC140
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,...

N. A. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 92-05
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.

Deed of Title for the Chollar Mine Claim

 Collection
Identifier: 84-15
Abstract Transfer of land deed title for the Chollar mine claim from William Chollar to William B. Fox in 1860.

Chollar-Potosi Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC81
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.

Complaint

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Identifier: NC212
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.

Deed transferring ownership in the Comstock, Colowell, and Grass Valley quartz leads

 Collection
Identifier: 84-16
Abstract Deed transferring ownership in the Comstock, Colowell, and Grass Valley quartz leads in Virginia City, Nevada. Created by George Hearst in 1860.

Comstock Golden Jubilee Program

 Collection
Identifier: 89-39
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.

Comstock Limited Records

 Collection
Identifier: 84-12
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.

Comstock Lode (Nev.) cipher books

 Collection
Identifier: NC188
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.