Legends of the Comstock Lode

by Lucius Morris Beebe

Publisher: Stanford University Press in Stanford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 76 Downloads: 748
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  • Comstock Lode (Nev.),
  • Virginia City (Nev.)


  • Comstock Lode (Nev.),
  • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. Decorations by E. S. Hammack.
ContributionsClegg, Charles, 1916-
LC ClassificationsF849.V8 B44 1954
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6151410M
LC Control Number54003586

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Legends of the comstock lode Anthology of stories about Virginia City, Nevada from its founding in Retells some of the dramatic unadorned history of the Comstock Lode with sidelights on Adolph Sutro, Eilley Orrum, Sandy Bowers, the nabobs, the fleshposts and the mines.3/5(1). Legends of the Comstock Lode on sciroccowinds.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Legends of the Comstock Lode: Lucius Beebe: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.3/5(1). Inthey discovered the richest ore body in the Comstock Lode, which was known as the “Big Bonanza” of the Consolidated Virginia and California Mine.

Over the next few years, Mackay imitated the Bank of California’s policies, parlaying their investments into a fortune. One of the most important mining discoveries in American History, the Comstock Lode in Nevada was the first major silver discovery in the United States and virtually ended the California Gold Rush.

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Uploaded by [email protected] on November 16, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Soon, another miner named Henry Comstock, stumbled upon their find and claimed it was on his property. The gullible McLaughlin and O’Reilly believed him and that assured Henry a place in history when the giant Comstock Lode was named.

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George Hearst was a self-made millionaire with a knack for mining that would lead to success across the American West. Born near Sullivan, Missouri on September 3,to William and Elizabeth Collins Hearst, George was the oldest of three children. Two years later, his sister Martha (nicknamed Patsy,) was born and later a younger brother Philip arrived, who was unfortunately crippled from.

Numerous lodes are shown in blue including the Comstock (running right underneath Virginia City), the Monte Christo, and the Great Flowery.

To the right of the map is a geologic cross section starting at the intersection of the Comstock Lode and the Sutro Tunnel running to the mouth of the tunnel with shafts noted along the way.

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The greatest silver strike, even bigger than the Comstock Lode, was the Big Bananza, and you'll hear the amazing story of how John MacKay, James Fair, James Flood and William O'Brien struck it rich in when everyone thought the Comstock mines were played out.

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This first installment of his memoirs transports readers back to the s, when the horrors of the Civil War and the fabulous bonanza silver mines of the Comstock Lode were on a collision course. Ruthless secessionists were anxious to fill the coffers of the Confederacy--at any cost.

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Henry Comstock. Language Watch Edit (or Thomas) Paige Comstock (—) was an American miner after whom the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada was named. The Comstock Lode was the richest silver mine in American history.

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Douglas McDonald is the author of Virginia City And The Silver Region Of The Comstock Lode ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews), The Legend Of Julia B /5.Though Bowers could only read and write a little, every book in the Bowers Mansion library had his name on it.

The Bowers Mansion in Carson City, Nevada, completed inis an example of fine homes built in Nevada by those who became rich as a result of the Comstock Lode mining boom.Comstock is just a godforsaken mountainside--with the richest silver lode on earth.

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