Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- Mines and mining
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Comstock Lode is a region on the eastern slope of Mt. Davidson in the Virginia Range of western Nevada. The area produced one of the largest silver lodes ever discovered. The map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon was drawn by G. T. Brown, the San Francisco-based lithographer, and depicts Comstock Lode mine claims, locations of mills, and mining works in color.
Overview 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,...
Overview One of the mines of the Comstock Lode, located in Virginia City, Nevada. Collection contains three payment receipts for work completed on the mine in 1874 and 1876.
Overview The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. Collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is address to superintendent Charles Bonner.
Dates: 1866-1876; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1868