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Statements of account and receipts

From: John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897.

Statements of account and receipts

From: John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897.

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Creator: Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912
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Date: 1892-93, 1897
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Description:
John P. Jones, mining investor and land speculator, earned his fortune in the silver mines of western Nevada after an unsuccessful bid for Lieutenant Governor of California. In 1873 Jones became a U. S. Senator for Nevada, a seat he held for thirty years. During his political career, Jones retained financial interest in several California and Nevada companies.
Abstract:
Business records of John P. Jones, eleven Nevada mill and mining companies, as well as the Pacific Reclamation Company, including statements of account, receipts, Nevada tax assessment documents, payrolls, and insurance policies. Records provide detailed descriptions of insured properties, day to day operational costs including the cost of equipment and supplies, and the names, wages, and duties of mine workers. Includes receipts for equipment and materials bought by W. B. Pless from Sonoma and San Francisco supply companies.
Physical Description:
1 folder (23 l.) : b&w illustrations ; 36 cm. and smaller
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Box 1
Folder:
Folder 13
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11703560
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