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Finding Aid for the John B. Harmon Papers, 1856-1875
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Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence. 1864-1875.

Box 1, Folder 2

Miscellaneous legal papers. 1863-68.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 3

Documents concerning Matilda C. Gray and Franklin C. Gray vs. Richard Larrimore in re title to Brignardello lot, San Francisco. 7 April 1856-20 July 1865.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Legal documents concerning the Pride of the West Mining Company, plaintiff vs. the Twin Gold and Silver Mining Company, defendants in re possesion and right to work certain mineral property situated on the Pride of the West Ledge, Lyon Coanty, Nevada Territory. 1860-63.


JBH does not appear to have been an attorney in this case, but documents in this folder were found among his papers.
Physical Description: 5 documents. 10 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 5

Legal documents concerning Abraham K. Grim, plaintiff vs. the Hale and Norcross Silver Mining Company, San Francisco, defendants, to recover certain mineral lands in Virginia City, Nevada Territory in possession of the Company. 1860-66.


Harmon was attorney for the plaintiff.
Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence and papers relating to the Hardy Grant. 1863-63.

Physical Description: 47 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence and papers relating to the Hardy Grant. n.d.

Physical Description: 68 pieces.

In the Matter of John Sime and Company in Bankruptcy

Box 2, Folder 1

Letters. 1867-1874.

Box 2, Folder 2

Legal papers. 1862-1874.

Box 2, Folder 3

Legal papers. 23 September 1872-13 November 1874.

Physical Description: 12 letters and 31 documents. 35 pieces.

Miscellaneous Cases

Box 2, Folder 4

Papers re mining claims in the Gold Hill area, Storey County, Nevada. 1864. James H. Gager vs. Joseph C. Duncan. 1865.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 6

Francis Mandlebaum vs. Henry Davis. 1866.

Physical Description: 6 documents.
Box 2, Folder 7

The U.S. vs. Henry F. Teschamaker. 1866.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 2, Folder 8

Papers concerning Robert Apple. 1868-9.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 9

Samuel Smith, claimant, for the Foley Subdivision, part of Rancho Arroyo San Antonio. 15 January 1872-28 March 1874.

Physical Description: 3 letters and 2 documents.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and documents re his claim to part of Rancho Arroyo San Antonio confirmed to Thomas B. Valentine by an act of Congress, April 5, 1572.
Box 2, Folder 10

A. Blackman vs. N. Goldtree. 1873.

Physical Description: 4 documents.
Box 2, Folder 11

Partridge vs. Partridge 1864-65.


[Not in original register]
Box 3

Unsorted material.

Physical Description: [arranged into 7 folders by previous cataloger].