Legal instruments

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Best and Belcher Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC82
Abstract

Best and Belcher Mine, 540' long and part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, was staked in 1859. Records include letters, 1878-1880; a time book for 1907 (which also includes Hale and Norcross Mining Company times for 1916); a title abstract, 1863; an 1877 affidavit of work; list of company officers, 1890.

Dates: 1863-1916

Bliss Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: 96-53
Abstract Records of the Bliss family businesses which centered around Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, include those of the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, Lake Tahoe Transportation Company, Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, Sierra Realty Company, Truckee Lumber Company, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works, and Glenbrook Improvement Company. Topics include the lumber industry; Lake Tahoe development; Lake Tahoe tourism industry; Tahoe Tavern at Tahoe City; railroads...
Dates: 1869-1949

Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC72
Abstract

The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.

Dates: 1858-1946

Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC99
Abstract The Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Con Virginia) in Virginia City, Nevada, was once the richest source of ore in the Comstock Lode. Mine operation records including reports, assay reports, ore and bullion statements, mill records, annual reports, bylaws, equipment specification books, legal records, resolutions, and account registers. Also included are records of the adjacent California Mining Company, the Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company, and the C & C Shaft...
Dates: 1859-1935

El Dorado Wood and Flume Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC76
Abstract The El Dorado Wood and Flume Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1875 with H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and A. J. Ralston as trustees; H. M. Yerington was the president when the company incorporated. Its major areas of operation were in Lake Valley, El Dorado County, California and in Hope Valley, Alpine County, and California. The company also held land in Ormsby, Douglas, and Washoe counties, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, land related documents, financial accounts, legal...
Dates: 1850-1941

Eureka-Nevada Railway Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC02
Abstract

The Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company was formed in 1873 to serve the mines in the Eureka Mining District in central Nevada. The collection consists of the records of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company, 1873-1902; the Eureka and Palisade Railway Company, 1901-1911; and the Eureka-Nevada Railway Company, 1912-1945. Collection includes articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, legal documents, financial accounts, operational records, maps, and printed material.

Dates: 1873-1945

J. W. Haynie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC999
Abstract The J. W. Haynie and Company records contain documents clearly pertaining to the company and cover the period from 1860-1884. Material is original, hand written and also typed and copied. The contents reflect the operations of the company including land documents, financial documents, and a plat map. Personal papers include mining claims in Mono County, California; correspondence to H. M. Yerington about them; tax statements; and military documents. The collection includes land transfer...
Dates: 1860-1884

Henley Family Collection of Comstock Mining Records

 Collection
Identifier: 86-05
Abstract William James Henley, Sr. became Justice of the Peace, a position in which he remained until his death in 1909. Benjamin John Henley was the assistant counsel for the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company. William James Henley, Jr. became an executive with the Isbell Construction Company later in his life. Collection contains mining company information mainly concerning Comstock Lode companies with some from Inyo, Sierra and Nevada Counties, California. Includes reports, deeds, insurance,...
Dates: 1855-1937

Inyo Development Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC73
Abstract

The Inyo Development Company was formed to evaporate, process, and ship the natural soda found in the brines at Owens Lake, Inyo County, California. Collection contains correspondence, financial statements, labor records, soda records, legal documents and maps from 1885-1916.

Dates: 1885-1916

Beatrice Fettic Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-02
Abstract

Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.

Dates: 1859-1964