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Walter J. K. Bracken to J. Ross Clark, June 18, 1903

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60-A Personal Los Vegas, Nev. 18 June, 03. Mr. J. Ross Clark V.P. Los Angeles, Calif. Dear Sir! Am sending you under separate cover marked copy of De La Mar paper. This will explain to you our labor difficulty here as they are paying men on the grade 2.25 per day and board. So you see there are few idle men to come this way. The strike at Searchlight has knocked out the only market we had for our perishable stuff. So now will have to dry what we can. Mrs. Helen J. Stewart is shipping in 8000# barb wire. in fact it is at Ivanpah now. You see that will make 6 1/4 miles of four strander finer. I don't know what she intends doing with it unless fence up the small tracks of land she owns around these 9 springs here. If that is the case our cattle will be entirely shut out and can only water at this big spring. And there is not enough

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Title
Walter J. K. Bracken to J. Ross Clark, June 18, 1903
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Description
Letter discusses the situation at the Las Vegas Ranch and the possibility of Helen Stewart fencing the springs.
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97 19--File 60A Part III
Original Collection
Original Date
1903-06-18
Subject (TGM)
City or Town
County
Collection Subject (TGM)
City & town life
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Language
eng
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
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TIFF scanned at 300 dpi on Epson Expression 10000X using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A.
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snv002375
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Master File Creation Date
2009-03-24
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