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Letter from W. R. Rouse (Omaha) to A. E. Stoddard, December 18, 1951 Suggestions that the Railroad should develop its own water so that it will not be subject to rationing as experienced by other water districts. Dividing the water production from all other assets of the Las Vegas Land and Water...
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Telegram from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard (Omaha), October 16, 1952 Nobody had brought up the issue of mineral rights during the negotiations for the water district purchase. To do so now would be a mistake. Even if oil was found on the property, the land's location would almost...
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Letter from Maxwell Kelch (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild (Los Angeles), October 18, 1944 Invitation from the Chamber of Commerce to attend a meeting to discuss the water situation in Las Vegas. Includes an enclosure listing the topic of a meeting held the day before to discuss the same issue.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard (Washington), September 19, 1952 Discussion of various points of the drafted purchase contract for water production facilities by the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. M. Folger, August 18, 1949 Reinhardt suggests that because of the serious water condition in Las Vegas, the water company should file a protest against the application of Jack Wollenzein to drill a new well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee, November 18, 1943 The water company needed to take steps to ensure that the one million gallons per day that issued from the new sewage treatment plant would continue to go to the Las Vegas Ranch. Handwritten at bottom "This is very important."...
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, September 30, 1952 Discussion of strategy to resist the railroad being forced to spend money to increase water production; Letter has date stamps from E.E.B., E.C.R. and U.P. R.R. Law Department, Los Angeles. "80-12" is written in red pencil in top right corner.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, January 30, 1953 If the bond issue failed, the public might try and force the railroad to increase water production, so the company should consider transferring all water production to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company who was in a better position...
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, February 11, 1952 Discussion of the advisability of the railroad developing its own water source if the Water District purchases Las Vegas water production.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, October 6, 1950 Discussion of the new contract between the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the railroad and the new rate the water company will pay for water, which would likely result in a water rate increase for users.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. E. Stoddard, January 31, 1951 Willie T. Stewart was terminating the lease due to insufficient water on the ranch. He was willing to sign a new lease given the listed terms. Letter refers to outlined areas noted on map referenced below.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, January 2, 1945 Notice of the opinion of Union Pacific Railroad attorney that it is possible to sell the Las Vegas Ranch while keeping the water rights associated with it.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken, October 12, 1945 While Las Vegas was experiencing a water shortage, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should not protest the drilling of new wells as this might incite hostility. A water district may be formed that would be able to...
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Letter from L. R. Maag (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, June 5, 1952 Letter explaining the proposed relocation of water pipelines and powerlines off railroad land before the sale to the water district to enable future development of land. Reference to map shown below.
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Agreement between Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Las Vegas... Agreement to sell water production, storage, and distribution facilities to the Las Vegas Valley Water District; includes maps and attached exhibits (C.L.D. No. 11342)
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, September 10, 1943 Discussion of the new lease for W. T. Stewart for the Las Vegas Ranch with provisions that Stewart is obligated to use all the water that comes onto the ranch, freeing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company from problems...
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Memo from W. H. Johnson about possible revisions to the water restrictions ordinance to make... Memo discussing possible revisions to the water restrictions ordinance to make it more effective.
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Meeting minutes from committee considering the question of serving railroad company facilities in Las Vegas,... Las Vegas General Attorney Calvin Cory determined that the 2.5 CFS from Well No. 1 represents a vested right. Committee discusses drilling another well on the shop grounds to increase production to the point where they can use the 2.5...
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Letter from Calvin M. Cory (Las Vegas) to Edward C. Renwick, December 20, 1952 Cory expresses the legal opinion that in an artesian basin, if you have a water right then the point of diversion makes no difference.
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Bill of sale from Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad to Union Pacific Railroad Company... Bill of sale by the grantor, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company to assign, transfer, and convey to the grantee, Union Pacific Railroad Company water production facilities including springs, spring houses, water wells, settling basins, reservoirs, storage tank, pipe...
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Memo from A. M. Folger to Walter R. Bracken about drill wells, June 12, 1945 Account of a meeting called by the State Engineer to discuss applications to drill wells. The Las Vegas Land and Water Company and Robert Griffith both dropped their objections and both were allowed permits. Those in attendance discussed...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker to E .E. Bennett, October 14, 1934 Knickerbocker wanted to know how to proceed if Las Vegas citizens made an attempt to acquire the Las Vegas Land and Water Company through condemnation.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), June 18,... Bracken requesting that a contract be prepared for work on increasing the flow of Well No. 2.
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Agreement regarding the furnishing of water from Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company and... Contract between the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the railroad and the new rate the water company will pay for water. "C.D. No. 15674-1" written in ink on cover page. Also has stamps "U.P. Audit No. 74531" and...
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to E. E. Bennett, November 14, 1952 Discussion of needed revisions for the contract for the Las Vegas Valley Water District's purchase of water production facilities and land from the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, February 26, 1945 Discussion of a meeting with the chamber of commerce regarding water metering in Las Vegas. The water company asserted that their desire for water meters was solely in the interest of water conservation and not increasing revenues.
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Letter from C. M. Bates (Los Angeles) to E. E. Bennett, August 19, 1952 In the appraisal of lands for sale to the Las Vegas Valley Water District, certain facts were overlooked regarding some tracts; this letter discusses those oversights
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, March 6, 1952 Discussion about transferring the 2.5 CFS granted to the Union Pacific Railroad company from Well No. 1 to the shop well, and increasing the capacity of the well to produce that amount.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, October 18, 1934 The city could purchase the water company, but not by condemnation except for cause.
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Draft report, Las Vegas water supply recommendations, March 31, 1942 Details of twelve recommendations for the railroad to pursue with regards to water in the Las Vegas area. Drafted March 25, 1942, E. E. Bennett's penciled notes added March 31, 1942. Report has an "E.E.B. MAR 31 1942" date stamp.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, September 20, 1948 Contract negotiations for connecting a new subdivision to the water company mains.
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Letter from Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas) to Board of City Commissioners (Las Vegas), April... The president of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, considering the limited water supply, requested the Las Vegas City Board of Commissioners to reinstate a water rationing program.
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Envelope from the Las Vegas Valley Water District addressed to E. E. Bennett postmarked September... Envelope from the water district showing the district's logo.
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Newspaper clipping, Vegas urged to resume water ration, Reno Evening Gazette, April 21, 1954 The article includes the Las Vegas Valley Water District's proposal to drill two new wells to augment the water supply and the Union Pacific Railroad's request that the Las Vegas city commissioners reinstate water rationing. The piece of paper to...
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, May 2, 1945 Robert Griffith's lawyer informed the Las Vegas Land and Water Company's lawyer that unless they withdrew their protest of the Griffith well, they would protest the water company well.
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Letter from R. E. Marks (Reno) to E. E. Bennett, March 23, 1949 Marks stating that the Clark County delegation seemed anxious to rush Senate Bill 155 through as fast as possible, amending the Las Vegas Valley Water District act to allow bond issues.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to Howard W. Blanchard (Washington, D. C.), April 19, 1954 Bennett was requesting the name of the chairman of the Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee as well as members so see if there were any that he could influence for a favorable passage of the water district right-of-way bills.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to E. G. Bowen (Los Angeles), October 8, 1953 Discussion on the water district's report on the condition of the Las Vegas water supply and their bond issue.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), November 24, 1952 Discussion of the changes made to the purchase contract draft to protect railroad company water rights.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), June 20,... On a report that the railroad was not fulfilling its duty to supply water to the Stewart burial plot, Bracken and others visited the site and reported on their findings. An excerpt from the original Stewart deed is referenced below.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), November 1,... Letter explaining the application to appropriate public waters. The unsigned application and well log are referenced below.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), June 24,... Discussion of whether the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should respond to the 'assinine' resolution passed by the City Commision when asked for a city ordinance against water waste.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, December 4, 1951 Detailed discussion of the UP divesting itself of water production facilities to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company. Written in red pencil at the top of the page: "4705-11-22" and "80-Gen."
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Omaha) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), August 8, 1952 Discussion of the legality of Union Pacific Railroad Company continuing to supply water to the Pacific Fruit Express Company
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Newspaper clipping, Install meters to check water wastage, Las Vegas Review-Journal, November 22, 1949 The City of Las Vegas is installing water meters throughout the city to check usage. The meters are only for statistical usage and will be removed when the tests are done. Newpaper clipping is attached to plain paper with...
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Agreement with Mrs. Carl Shurtliff covering purchase of water for use at Overton, Nevada, February... Contract between Mrs. Shurtliff and the Union Pacific for the railroad to supply water (N. L. D. 2131)
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to C. M. Cory, April 21, 1954 Letter references two bills, Senator McCarran's correspondence about the bills, and the bills with regard to bids for bonds.
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Notice inviting sealed proposals for the purchase of $8,700,000 waterworks bonds of Las Vegas... Prospectus for the Las Vegas Valley Water District's $8.7 million bond issue. This notice is given pursuant to the Las Vegas Valley Water District Board of Directors resolution adopted April 2, 1954. Date stamp from E. E. Bennett
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), September 8,... Detail of some of the costs involved in connecting a new subdivision to the water company mains.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, September 8, 1948 The water company had been requested to extend a pipeline to a new subdivision outside of the Las Vegas city limits for fire protection, but Reinhardt recommended not setting a dangerous precedent.
 

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