Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Aurora
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract P. G. Vibbard was a miner in Aurora, Nevada. Abstract of title for mining claims in the Esmeralda Mining District, Aurora, California, traces the chain of title for Vibbard's property. Included are names of claims, method of acquisition, and dates. Aurora was later surveyed and found to be in Nevada. Material from August 31, 1861.
Dates: August 31, 1861
Abstract William W. Hoyt was born 1842; rancher in El Dorado Springs, El Dorado County, California; miner in Aurora, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864; superintendent for the California State Department of Engineering, 1913. Collection includes correspondence, 1873-1926; deeds and agreements, 1863-1907; financial statements, 1856-1905; depositions; diaries, 1863-1864; account books, 1864-1913; photographs; and township plats and manuscript maps concerning the Hoyt family and the land around Diamond Springs...
Exhibit Maps of Real Del Monte Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Company vs. B. F. Porter, B. J. Haslett, et al., Nevada Territory Supreme Court Case 57
Overview Established on August 31, 1860, the Real Del Monte Gold and Silver Mining Company was located on Last Chance Hill in the Esmeralda Mining District just outside Aurora, Mono County, California (then Aurora, Mineral County, Nevada). Collection contains three exhibit maps in the 1863 lawsuit of the Real Del Monte Mining Company vs. Pond Mining Company.
Overview Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s
Abstract James Morgan was a Aurora, Nevada, miner and partner of John F. Long. Deed in which James Morgan and John F. Long convey to P. G. Vibbard, ownership of twenty-five feet of ground in the first North Extension of the Winnemucca mining claim, Esmeralda Mining District, Aurora, Nevada Territory. Material from September 21, 1861.
Dates: September 21, 1861