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[Letter: 1865 October 13, Washington (D.C.): J. M. Edmunds, General Land Office to Register and Receiver, Carson City Land Office]

From: United States Carson City Land Office papers

[Letter: 1865 October 13, Washington (D.C.): J. M. Edmunds, General Land Office to Register and Receiver, Carson City Land Office]

From: United States Carson City Land Office papers

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Creator: Edmunds, J. M. (James Madison), 1810-1879 United States. General Land Office
Other Creator: United States. Carson City Land Office (Carson City, Nev.)
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Date: 1865 October 13
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The Carson City Land Office was the first Land Office in Nevada. Registers and Receivers of the Land Office in the years covered by the papers are: Chauncey Noteware, Adolphus Waitz, James McMartin, F.H. Hinckley, O.H. Gallup, S.C. Wright, and Warren T. Lockhart
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30 cm.
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Collection of eight volumes containing incoming and outgoing letters and accounts for the Carson City Land Office and Eureka Land Office in Nevada. The first volume contains over 200 letters to the Register and Receiver of the U.S. Land Office from January 1863 to May 1866, mostly from the Commissioner of the Land Office in Washington, together with twelve Land Office circulars relating to the Sioux Half-Breed Scrip and other land matters. The letters include materials on the beginnings of Carson City, Ophir City, Virginia City and other Nevada towns, and also relate to mines and mining, timber and railroad lands, and the attempt to establish a reservation for the Washoe Indians.
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Box 1
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Object ID: 10115467
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