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  1. Records of the Spenazuma Gold Mining and Milling Company

    The Spenazuma Gold Mining and Milling Company was formed in 1898 by Richard C. Flower to fraudulently sell stock in a non-existent mine. The scheme was exposed in 1899 by newspaperman George H. Smalley. The collection includes promotional and descriptive ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:23

  2. Freight Bills of Magma Copper Company

    The Magma Copper Company was a mining company operating in Superior, AZ. The collection contains typescript and holograph carbon copies of freight bills pertaining to the equipment shipment to the mine during its first years of operation, most coming from ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:27

  3. Papers of Samuel Clark

    Samuel Clark (b. 1871) was the founder of Clarkston, AZ, which would later be known as Rowood. Clark laid out the townsite of Clarkston in 1916, and operated mining properties in Ajo and Clarkston beginning in 1907. The collection contains mining papers, ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:52

  4. Papers of Joseph Thomas McKinney

    Autobiographical sketch, letter, and documents. The 19-page sketch includes his involvement as a law enforcement officer in the Graham-Tewksbury feud; and a letter, dated 1927, to his son describes a hanging at the Arizona State Prison at Florence. Also ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 17:13

  5. Records of Pima County (Ariz.)

    Financial accounts, petitions, bonds, reports, leases, deeds, abstracts of titles, tax lists, bids, and correspondence related to Pima County operations. Chiefly records of the Board of Supervisors, such as letterpress copies of correspondence, petitions ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 17:39

  6. Brown Mercantile Company Records

    J. Sidney Brown (1833-1913) joined his brother, Junius F. Brown in Kansas, to operate a sawmill. In 1893, he started his own mercantile business, the J.S. Brown & Bro. Mercantile Company located in Denver, CO with J.F. Brown as vice president. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 17:29

  7. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Collection includes a ledger, cash book, invoice book, lettercopy book, legal documents, photographs, newspapers, and miscellaneous personal materials. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-12 17:14

  8. The Rise and Decline of High Plains Wagon Freighting

    Walker's research is concerned with the importance of wagon freighting in the economic development of the American West. The time period under discussion begins in 1822, with early merchandise wagons making the trip from Franklin, Missouri to Santa ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:03

  9. L.G. Murphy and Company Records

    Ledger covers Fort Stanton store accounts, from May 1, 1871 to Dec. 31, 1872, including accounts for Troop "D" 8th U.S. Cavalry, Company "I" 15th U.S. Infantry, and Troop "B" 8th U.S. Cavalry. A second daily journal includes ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:16

  10. Carta de censo enfiteosin por dos vidas para Diego de Arevalo

    The carta de censo consists of 12 leaves, written in procesal style hand. Also included is a carta de poder (power of attorney) granted to canons Pedro de Carboneras and Juan de Santillán in 1519, by the Dean and Chapter of Segovia Cathedral, to act as ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-25 15:55

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