Miners -- Nevada -- Correspondence
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
John McKay was a miner living in Gold Hill, Nevada in the mid-1860s. The collection contains one letter and envelope written by McKay to his sister, Mary Leavitt, who lived in Wisconsin. In the letter, McKay discusses his views of the Civil War and living in Gold Hill.
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.