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Inventory of the Nevada Railroads Records
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Among the great names produced by Nevada's Comstock Lode are Adolph Sutro, Virginia & Truckee and the ring (William C. Ralston, Darius O. Mills and William Sharon) who owned the Bank of California. Sharon was the bank's representative in the Comstock. Ralston was the power behind the bank although he assumed only the modest title of cashier.
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