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HISTORY OF NEVADA
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

AND
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF ITS
PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS

OAKLAND, CAL.:
THOMPSON AND WEST
1881


Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1881, by
THOMPSON & WEST
In the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C.

PACIFIC PRESS
PRINTERS, STEREOTYPERS AND BINDERS
OAKLAND CALIFORNIA

CHAPTER I.   Appearence of the Great Basin ... 17-20
CHAPTER II.   The Trappers and Early Emigration ... 20-29
CHAPTER III.   Change of Flag 1846 ... 29-30
CHAPTER IV.   Settlement of Carson Valley. 1851 ... 31-33
CHAPTER V.   County Organization and Records. 1852-54 ... 33-37
CHAPTER VI.   Carson County Organized. 1855 ... 38-41
CHAPTER VII.   Without Government. 1857 ... 42-49
CHAPTER VIII.   Election and Discovery of Silver ... 49-55
CHAPTER IX.   1859-Gold Hill Discovered ... 55-61
CHAPTER X.   Efforts at Government ... 61-66
CHAPTER XI.   Progress and Settlement. 1860 ... 66-75
CHAPTER XII.   Territorial Organization. 1861 ... 75-86
CHAPTER XIII.   State Organization ... 87-99
CHAPTER XIV.   Boundaries of Nevada ... 100-102
CHAPTER XV.   Mails, Stages, and Express ... 102-108
CHAPTER XVI.   Rivers and Lakes ... 109-113
CHAPTER XVII.   Geology of Nevada ... 113-122
CHAPTER XVIII.   Mining and Politics ... 122-130
CHAPTER XIX.   Agriculture ... 130-145
CHAPTER XX.   Indians, and Their Wars in Nevada ... 145-158
CHAPTER XXI.   Indians, and Their Wars in Nevada ... 158-165
CHAPTER XXII.   The Owens River War ... 166-177
CHAPTER XXIII.   Hostilities in Eastern Nevada ... 177-188
CHAPTER XXIV.   Transporation of Lumber by Water ... 188-191
CHAPTER XXV.   The Churches of Nevada ... 191-196 [BY COL. HENRY G. SHAW]
CHAPTER XXVI.   Prostestant Episcopal Church ... 196-204
CHAPTER XXVII.   The Roman Carholic Church ... 205-207
CHAPTER XXVIII.   Methodist Episcopal Church ... 207-213
CHAPTER XXIX.   The Presbyterian Church ... 214-217
CHAPTER XXX.   Baptist and Congregational ... 217-218
CHAPTER XXXI.   School History of Nevada ... 219-233
CHAPTER XXXII.   Ancient Order of the F. & A. M. ... 233-250
CHAPTER XXXIII.   Independent Order of the Odd Fellows ... 205-207
CHAPTER XXXIV.   Order of Knights of Pythias ... 256-259
CHAPTER XXXV.   Pioneer and Other Societies ... 260-264
CHAPTER XXXVI.   Military Affairs and Incidents ... 264-272
CHAPTER XXXVII.   Railroads ... 272-291
CHAPTER XXXVIII.   History of Journalism of Nevada ... 291-332
CHAPTER XXXIL.   History of the Bar and Bench of Nevada ... 332-340
CHAPTER XL.   Homicide and Some of Its Causes ... 340-359
CHAPTER XLI.   History of Churchill County ... 359-372
CHAPTER XLII.   History of Douglas County ... 372-383
CHAPTER XLIII.   History of Elko County ... 384-401
CHAPTER XLIV.   History of Esmeralda County ... 401-425
CHAPTER XLV.   History of Eureka County ... 425-443
CHAPTER XLVI.   History of Humboldt County ... 443-460
CHAPTER XLVII.   History of Lander County ... 461-476
CHAPTER XLVIII.   History of Lincoln County ... 476-492
CHAPTER XLIX.   History of Lyon County ... 492-512
CHAPTER L.   History of Nye County ... 512-527
CHAPTER LI.   History of Ormsby County ... 527-563
CHAPTER LII.   History of Roop County ... 563-565
CHAPTER LIII.   History of Storey County ... 567-622
CHAPTER LIV.   History of Washoe County ... 622-648
CHAPTER LV.   History of White Pine County ... 648-664

    Patrons Directory
       Churchill County
       Douglas County
       Elko County
       Esmeralda County
       Eureka County
       Humboldt County
       Lander County
       Lincoln County
       Lyon County
       Nye County
       Ormsby County
       Storey County
       Washoe County
       White Pine County


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