A Classification of American Wealth
History and genealogy of the wealthy families of America - Sponsors


 Part 1 : Colonial and Mercantile America  Part 2 : America in the Gilded Age
 Part 3 : America in the Twentieth Century  Encyclopedia of American Wealth

Info  FAQ  Site map  Links  Books  Login

american.wealth@raken.com

  Part II-Chapter 7 : The Mining Bonanza Kings  > The silver kings  :  « Previous  1- 2 - 3- 4- 5- 6- 7- 8- 9- 10- 11- 12- 13  Next »

    The silver kings of Nevada's Comstock Lode  

... His first job as the Bank of California’s branch manager in Virginia City was the recovery of a loan, the bank had made to its former local agent. Thus, William Sharon started right from the beginning of his appointment to play the role of the scavenger, which was essentially his and Ralston’s strategy regarding the Comstock Lode. In 1864, the first silver bonanza of the Comstock Lode was over and the area lingered in expectation of the next major strike. Flush with the large capital put at his disposal by the Bank of California, Sharon ...

 

New Registration

Dear visitor,
the page you are trying to see is reserved to our subscribers. Please register to subscribe and have access to all pages of "A Classification of American Wealth" and "Encyclopedia of American Wealth", Thank you.
                                           
REGISTER NOW

Members Login
 
Login :

Password :

The Mining Bonanza Kings

The Railroad Barons



The Trusts


 

Google
 

Copyright © 2000-2016 : D.C.Shouter and RAKEN Services