Guide to the Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company Papers, 1865-1866

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Guide to the Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company Papers, 1865-1866



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1865-1866
Box Number: 854-855
Creator: Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company (Calif.)
Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Gold mines and mining--California--Nevada County
Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company (Calif.)
Meadow Lake Turnpike Company (Calif.)

Contents

Correspondence, articles of incorporation, contracts, deeds, mining claims, pre-emption claims, receipts and invoices, stock certificates, surveys.

History

Gold was discovered in the Meadow Lake vicinity in 1863. Two years later a belated rush began. On July 25, 1865, the Meadow Lake Mill and Mining Company was incorporated. The company was engaged in a variety of activities ranging from mining interests and the operation of sawmills to the organization of the Meadow Lake Turnpike Company which built and maintained a toll road.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Allen, Richard K.

Other Correspondents

  • Barney, A. M.
  • Crittenden, D.
  • Edwards, William
  • Fulweiler, J. M.
  • Larcombe, John
  • McCormick, Frank I.
  • Murray, Pembroke
  • Simms, C.
  • Tilford, F.

Container List

Box 854

Correspondence, 1865-1866

Box 855

Meadow Lake Mill & Mining Company business papers