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Virginia City (Mont.) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lyman H. Bennett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 996

Official and family correspondence, legal documents, speeches, genealogical materials, notes, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection dates from 1930 to 1958 and deals with the law practice and judgeship of Lyman H. Bennett. Also included are many materials that deal with Alden J. Bennett, a prominent banker and mayor of Virginia City, Montana.

Dates: 1870-1961

Holladay Overland Mail and Express Company checks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232498896]
Identifier: MSS 239
Scope and Contents

Printed blank checks from a check book. The items state that the issuing office is in Virginia City, Montana. The materials are numbered 459 and 460.

Dates: 1860

Description of experiences had in crossing the plains and mountains in the spring of 1863, settling in the eastern and unorganized portion of Idaho territory, and experiences had in that country in 1863-4

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291027]
Identifier: Vault MSS 492
Scope and Contents Walker's party left West Point, Iowa, on 8 April 1863, destined for California. They traveled by steamboat and rail to Atchison, Kansas, and from there "in one of Ben Hollidays stage coaches" to Fremont's Orchard. They encountered about sixty Indians. They arrived safely in Denver. Walker went with a wagon train for some "diggings discovered about five hundred miles north of Salt Lake City." They passed a group of Mormons heading back east who told Walker: "We are Mormons: but we are...
Dates: 1863-1864, 1904

Martin Jacobson certificate of naturalization

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045078]
Identifier: MSS 1020
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed certificate of naturalization. The item certifies that Jacobson is a citizen of the United States.

Dates: 1917