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Charles C. Stevenson biographical sketches : Carson City, Nevada, 1888-1889.
BANC MSS P-G 55
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Title:

Charles C. Stevenson biographical sketches: Carson City, Nevada, 1888-1889

Creator/Contributor:

Stevenson, Charles C., 1826-1890, creator

Abstract:

Autobiography by the Nevada governor, with a covering letter to George H. Morrison, 1889, and a dictation, 1888. Describes his overland journey in 1859 by way of Salt Lake and the Humboldt; mining at Gold Hill; early efforts to establish a local government; the Paiute War of 1860; later mining and milling interests; political career; and southern California real estate interests.

Date:

1888 (issued)

Subject:

Governors -- Nevada
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Gold Hill
Paiute Indians -- Wars, 1860
Real estate agents -- California, Southern
Great Salt Lake (Utah)

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

Type:

Autobiographies.

Physical Description:

3 items.
partial microfilm reel (17 exposures) : negative (Rich. 112:17) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-G 55

Origin:

United States