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41ST CONGRESS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. No. 207.

Ex. Doc.
2d Session.

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STATISTICS

OF

MINES AND MINING

IN THE

STATES AND TERRITORIES

WEST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS,

BY

ROSSITER W. RAYMOND,

UXITED STATES COMMISSIONER OF MINING STATISTICS,

BEJECTED FROM
CABOT SCIENCE Liban

WASHINGTON.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1870.

1871, March 13.

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Yor. Ibaias. Surrier,

Gift of
of Boston
78.46.1830)

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of R. W. Raymond on the

statistics of mines and mining west of the Rocky Mountains.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT, March 17, 1870. Sir: I have the honor to transmit the report of Rossiter W. Raymond on the statistics of mines and mining in the States and Territories west of the Rocky Mountains. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. S. BOUTWELL,

Secretary of the Treasury. Hon. JAMES G. BLAINE,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CONTENTS.

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II. Inyo County..

III. Mariposa County

IV. Tuolumne County

V. Calaveras County

VI. Amador County

VII. El Dorado County.

VIII. Placer County

IX. Nevada County

X. Sierra County.

XI. Yuba County

XII. Butte County

XIII. Plumas County

XIV. Alpine County

XV. Shasta County.

XVI. Del Norte County

SECTION II. NEVADA.

Chapter XVII. The Comstock lode

XVIII. Eastern Nevada

XIX. Lander County..

XX. Nye County ....

XXI. White Pine County

XXII. Elko punty ..

XXIII. Humboldt County...

XXIV. Esmeralda and Lincoln Counties

SECTION III. OREGON.

Chapter XXV. General remarks

XXVI. The geology of Oregon

XXVII. The gold fields of Oregon

XXVIII. Jackson County..

XXIX. Josephine County

XXX. Coos and Curry Counties...

XXXI. Grant County..

XXXII. Union County.

XXXIII. Baker County.

SECTION IV. IDAHO.

Chapter XXXIV. General remarks..

XXXV. Owyhee County

XXXVI. Alturas County

XXXVII. Idaho County.

XXXVIII. Boise County, Northern Idaho..

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