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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Los Angeles), June ... Bracken briefing Jeffers on the production problems with Well No. 2, a possible rate increase due to evaporative water coolers, and the water shortage in Las Vegas
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, May 20, 1942 Explanation of why Las Vegas Land and Water Company had undercharged users by almost $900 the previous year.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) May 20, 1942 Bracken's response to Jeffers who had asked about accounting problems. Las Vegas was undergoing a massive boom, and the urban growth represented the difference in numbers.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), July 12,... Bracken was asking the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to disallow payment to the person who should have repaired the leaking pipeline but didn't. The spraying pipeline severely hampered their credibility in the public eye when asking for conservation...
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Work order authority for extensions and additions to existing property, September 6, 1939 Engineering department work order detailing work to be done and estimate for new well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Telegram from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), August 19, 1939 Telegram informing Bracken that Union Pacific Railroad President Jeffers had approved the drilling of a well on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Frank Strong, August 16, 1939 The spring used at the ranch had slowed to the point where stock could not be supported. Bracken recommended drilling a well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha, Nebraska), May 31,... Bracken expressing the desirability of a permanent watchman to prevent vandalism and sabotage of water facilities.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, August 28, 1935 Bennett recommending that a water company representative attend city and county commission meetings in case they discuss water related issues.
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Letter from Haugh (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker and A. S. Halsted, May 14,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company was not going to buy the water system for the Wardie Addition, but would offer residents an attractive rate to connect to company lines.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to William M. Jeffers (Omaha, Nebraska), December 17,... Bracken telling Jeffers that the Stewarts were seeking financial gain from the railroad company, yet something needed be done to supply them with water. He gave three possible solutions. A copy of Stewart heirs' letter is referenced below.
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to W. M.... Comparisons of water supply and use in Las Vegas with future projections. Document compares data on water consumption in 1931 and 1935. Link to Bracken's letter referred to in this document is in the references field.
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from C. E. Swann (Rock Springs, Wyoming) to George... Report on water supply and use in Las Vegas. C. E. Swann, one of the authors of the report was Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Coal Company. The addressee, Mr. George B. Pryde was Vice President of the Union...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, November 10, 1944 Letter to the president of the Union Pacific appraising him of why the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was protesting the issuance of new permits to drill wells in the Las Vegas.
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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 C. R. Gray (Omaha) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) and A. S. Halsted... The Union Pacific Railroad president directs that the new pipeline to Industrial Unit No. 1 be placed under the ownership of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company as it would be more beneficial for tax purposes.
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Report on the water supply in Las Vegas, March 25, 1942 Brief history of water in Las Vegas and overview of the water situation
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha), August 26, 1935 General overview of the Las Vegas water situation, covering possible municipal ownership, the Las Vegas Springs, irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch, and more.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee to A. S. Halsted, June 3, 1931, regarding extension of... The franchise granted the water company would not need to be extended for them to take over the pipeline to the Industrial Unit No. 1. Letter has a date stamp from the L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co., Office of the...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker and R. B. Robertson (Los Angeles) to C. R. Gray... Request for permission to begin construction on a water line to support Industrial Unit No. 1.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, November 13, 1944 The Chamber of Commerce agreed that the artesian water in the valley should be reserved for domestic purposes, and Lake Mead water for irrigation, but Bracken wrote that this was academic because Basic Magnesium Inc. had no excess water.
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Telegram from W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 18, 1938 Jeffers, having read a Las Vegas Review-Journal article about the water shortage in Las Vegas, asks Bracken to advise on possible rates revisions for those using evaporative water coolers.
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Letter from William M. Jeffers (Omaha) to Walter R. Bracken, May 17, 1942 Letter from Jeffers calling attention to serious accounting problems with the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and asking for these matters to be investigated and rectified
 

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