Battle Mountain (Nev.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Hand-lettered broadside from 1893 advertising the Fourth of July festivities in Battle Mountain, Nevada, and giving train rates and schedules; text reads: "Going to Battle Mountain? Sure Mike!"
Includes reports by Jones on geology of various mines; correspondence, field notes, and brochures related to his activities as a consultant; one letter from his daughter Dorothy; and a membership certificate.
William Jackson Westerfieldwas a Nevada newspaper publisher, legislator and State Treasurer. Collection contains letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicking in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.