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Letter from H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles) to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), W.... There were more lots in Las Vegas occupied than paid water connections, and the letter discusses the best method to get unauthorized users to pay.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock and J. Ross Clark... The pipeline between the springs and the shops had burst. Two weeks had passed and still the water service was not working on it. Bracken requested that it be fixed immediately.
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Letter from H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles) to J. Ross Clark, October 17, 1906 Discussion of the financial aspects of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company in relation to the Railroad.
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Letter to W. H. Bancroft and J. Ross Clark, May 18, 1908 An inspection of the pipeline showed that in many places, the asphalt was coming off the pipe and there were quite a few leaks. Maintenance would allow it to last perhaps a year longer, but then it would need...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), June 21,... Bracken appraising Clark of a complaint by the City Commission to the Nevada Public Service Commission and its resolution.
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Report surveying Las Vegas Ranch from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross... McWilliams' summary of his findings in his survey of the Las Vegas Ranch, including land boundaries and water resources. Link to one of the plats mentioned in the letter is in references field.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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Letter from W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles) to H. V. Platt and J. Ross Clark... The company had three options for replacing the damaged pipeline, and Comstock wanted advice on which he should choose.
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Letter from H. C. Nutt (Salt Lake City) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), September... Nutt and Bancroft agreed that it was not necessary to purchase more land to protect the Las Vegas Springs area.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January 17,... Bracken noticed that only 2600 feet of pipe was authorized to repair the pipeline from the Las Vegas Springs. He makes the case that it is best to replace the whole line as it would be cheaper in the...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December 11,... Bracken informing Clark of the steps he had taken to prepare the railroad and the city of Las Vegas for the 24 hours without water that would be required to fix the damaged pipeline.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 25,... Bracken asking Clark how to proceed since a man had offered to buy a small plot of land near the Las Vegas Springs who had promised not to drill a well. Bracken recommended to not allow it.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), December... Bracken flooded the town with posters warning residents that in order to repair a burst pipeline from the springs to the town, water service, including that for fire protection, would be off for 24 hours.
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Letter from W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), March... Letter from Bancroft states that although vegetation has been growing in the spring water used for domestic purposes, that "a little sunshine on the water is a good thing,'' so building a cover over the spring to prevent plant growth...
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Letter from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce to W. H. Comstock, A. S. Halstead,... Letter stating that low water pressure had been a serious problem during the last three fires in Las Vegas and should be fixed. If irrigation was the culprit, then the city commission should enact watering restrictions.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark, February 15, 1912 Well No. 1 had just been completed and Bracken advised Clark that they would need to keep an eye on the flow from the Big Spring to see if the new well had an effect on the water flow.
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Letter from William McDermott (Las Vegas) to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), November 29,... Discussion of the survey of the Las Vegas Ranch in relation to the Las Vegas Creek.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock and J. Ross Clark... The pipeline burst two weeks before and had flooded the entire rail yard and storehouse. Bracken asked if it could be fixed the same day.
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Letter from Colonel Moore (Moapa, Nevada) to J. T. McWilliams, January 25, 1903 Moore explaining to McWilliams the methods he used in measuring the water on the Las Vegas Ranch. Handwritten text transcribed by cataloger.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), December 27, 1902 Clark questioned if the ranch had as much water or farmable land as claimed by Helen Stewart, and recommended not closing the deal on the property under the present agreement. J. Ross Clark's brother, who is mentioned in the letter,...
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to H. C. Nutt (Los Angeles), August 29, 1913 Despite the fact that people were beginning to drill their own wells in the area, it was not worth buying up land to prevent others from drilling while land prices were high.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to R. E. Wells, February 16, 1912 Discussion of the necessity of someone patrolling the Las Vegas Springs for security.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to R. E. Wells, April 19, 1912 Clark suggests that if the horse patrol was to continue, the company should buy their own horse to save money. Additionally, the long time between patrols would still afford many opportunities for a saboteur or striker to damage the...
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to R. E. Wells, March 22, 1911 Though Wells agrees with Bancroft that the spring does not need a cover for health reasons, one might be necessary to keep swimmers out of the drinking water.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to William McDermott (Las Vegas), November 11, 1902 Letter refers to surveying the ranch and makes reference to the Stewart burial plot and cattle.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles) to W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City), July... Clark recommends replacing the sheet metal pipeline with concrete to fix a massive leaking problem.
 

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