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Walter R. Bracken letter to H. I. Bettis, January 17, 1908

 
S.P., L.A. & S.L. R.R. CO. ,Jan 21 1908 AUDITOR. CORRESPONDENCE LETTER No. C270. MAR 23, 1908. FILE No.____ DISBURSEMENTS, Accounting Department. Las Vegas, January 17th, 1908. Mr. H. I. Bettis, Vice-President and Auditor, Las Vegas Land and Water Company, Pacific Electric Building, Los Angeles, California. My dear Mr. Bettis: I am enclosing you copy of a letter to the President of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company in reference to my lease on the ranch. This is certainly a most disgusting nuisance, and I have tried to put the matter up to Mr. Whittemore in the exact, true light of the same. Of course, if it is the wish of the railroad company that the sump at the roundhouse be emptied into the waters of the creek, I would like very much to cancel my old lease and make a new one which will not hold me in any way responsible for the shrubbery, trees or other growing vegetation on the ranch, nor do I think I should be required to pay anything like the amount of rent I am now paying, as it will be impossible to have garden or hay crop by irrigating with these oily waters. Wish you would kindly let me have your opinion in this matter, so that I may know what to do. Yours very truly, Walter R. Bracken. As I am informed Mr. W- is in Goldfield [thought] best to send you this copy. Want to come in within a few days as I have a proposition to submit you from [Horden?] W.R.B.
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Walter R. Bracken letter to H. I. Bettis, January 17, 1908
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Bracken wishes to renegotiate his lease on the Las Vegas Ranch if the railroad continues to dump oil into Las Vegas Creek.
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1908-01-28
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2009-01-15
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