Bound volumes : chiefly letterpress copies of letters sent, 1872-1910 (with some gaps). There are 27 v. of general business
correspondence, including many letters to D.O. Mills, principal owner of most of the businesses in which Yerington was associated,
and to the outstanding Nevada political figures of the time. Other volumes are primarily concerned with affairs of various
companies (see below) Two letterbooks, 1896-1914, contain letters by a son, E.B. Yerington, who was General Freight and Passenger
Agent for the V & T and the C & C. One volume of shipping notices, 1899-1914, and three letterbooks, 1883-1890, reflect the
affairs of another son, Hume Yerington, who as General Purchasing and Supply Agent for the two railroads.
Unbound papers : consist of approximately 4,600 items, of which a few are personal papers, family letters, and obituary clippings.
Letters received, 1864-1950, for the most part are concerned with affairs of the V & T and the C & C railroads, but reflect
other business interests.
Records concern companies in which Yerington was interested : Belvidere Mining Company, Bodie & Benton Railway and Commercial
Company, Bodie Hydraulic Mining and Water Company, Carson & Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, Central Consolidated Mining
Company, Consolidated Esmeralda Mines Company, Dudley Mining Company, El Dorado Wood and Flume Company, Inyo Development Company,
Juniata Consoldiated Mining Company, Jupiter Mining Company, Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, Natural Soda Company
Limited, Real del Monte Mining Company, Savage Mining Company, Sierra Nevada Wood and Lumber Company, Southern Development
Company, Sterling Mine, Syndicate Mining Company, Tioga Consolidated Mining Company, Union Mill and Mining Company, United
Alkai Company Limited, Walker Lake & Bodie Toll Road Company, and Walker Lake Wood and Lumber Company.
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