Miners -- Nevada -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence to Mary Leavitt

Identifier: 2011-27

John McKay, a miner, and John Nelson, a mining superintendent, lived in Gold Hill, Nevada Territory in the mid-1860s. The collection contains two letters written by McKay and Nelson to their sister, Mary Leavitt, who lived in Wisconsin. In McKay's letter, he discusses views of the Civil War and living in Gold Hill while Nelson describes his trip out to Nevada, family matters, and sending money home.

Dates: 1864-1865

William Pardy Correspondence

Identifier: 93-51

William Pardy was secretary of a mine company at Bunker Hill, Nevada. Two letters to Pardy: one dated Sept. 8, 1867 from John W. Lutch, gives a progress report on his mine. A letter of Aug. 18, 1868 by an unidentified author gives suggestions for making "the mine" (unidentified) profitable.

Dates: 1867-1868