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INYO COUNTY END NOTES

1) Carl I. Wheat, “Trailing the Forty-Niners Through Death Valley, Sierra Club Bulletin, 24 (June, 1939): 76.

2) Arthur Woodward, ed., The Jayhawkers' Oath and Other Sketches (Los Angeles: Warren F. Lewis, 1949), pp. 84-86.

3) Carl I. Wheat, “Pioneer Visitors to Death Valley After the Forty-Niners,” California Historical Quarterly, 18 (September, 1939): 197-198.

4) Ibid., pp. 199-200.

5) Third Report of the State Mineralogist (Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau), p. 36.

6) Wheat, “Pioneer Visitors,” p.201.

7) Alta California , July 24, 1860; W. A. Chalfant, Story of Inyo (1933), p.130; R. J. Sampson and W. B. Tucker, “Mineral Resources of Inyo County, California,” California Journal of Mines and Geology, 34 (October, 1938): 461.

8) W. A. Chalfant, p. 129; Horacio Burchard, Report of the Director of the Mint Upon the Statistics of the Production of Precious Metals in the United States (Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1882), p. 38.

9) Burchard, p. 38

10) Fletcher Hamilton, Seventeenth Report of the State Mineralogist (Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau, 1920), p.301.

11) Chalfant, pp. 277-278.

12) Remi Nadeau, City Makers (Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books, 1965), pp. 29-30.

13) Robert C. Likes and Glenn R. Day, From This Mountain- Cerro Gordo (Bishop: Chalfant Press, 1975), p. 12.

14) Nadeau, City Makers, pp. 30-31.

15) Ibid.

16) Likes and Day, pp. 10, 15, 20.

17) Rossiter W. Raymond, Statistics of Mines and Mining In the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains (Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1875), p. 32 [Annual publication; hereafter cited as Raymond, followed by year].

18) Raymond, 1876, p.31.

19) Raymond, 1873, p.21; 1875, p.32.

20) Nadeau, City Makers, pp. 33-34, 65-66.

21) Likes and Day, pp. 28-29, 35.

22) Nadeau, City Makers, pp. 65.66, 72.

23) Raymond, 1873, pp. 21-22; 1875, p. 28.

24) Chalfant, p. 278.

25) Raymond, 1875, p. 28.

26) Chalfant, p. 279.

27) Raymond, 1875, pp. 29-30.

28) Ibid.; Chalfant, p. 282.

29) Raymond, 1876, p. 31; Nadeau, City Makers, p. 152.

30) Nadeau, pp. 152-1 53; Tucker and Sampson, p. 431.

31) L. A. Norman and Richard M. Stewart, “Mines and Mineral Resources of

Inyo County, California,” California Journal of Mines and Geology, 47 (January 1951): 58.

32) David F. Myrick, Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California (Berkeley:

Howell-North Books, 1963), p. 593; Burchard, p. 40.

33) Neill C. Wilson, Silver Stampede (New York: Ballentine Books, 1974), p. 59; Remi Nadeau, Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California (Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1972), p. 197; Wilson, p. 23; Chalfant, p. 285.

34) Ibid., pp. 285-286.

35) Nadeau, Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, p. 198; Chalfant, p. 286.

36) Ibid.; For a dramatized discussion of Wells Fargo's relationship with Panamint, see Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg, U. S. West-the Saga of Wells Fargo (New York: Bonanza Books, 1974), pp. 160-1 69.

37) Chalfant, p. 286; Wilson, pp. 125, 214.

38) Panamint News, November 26, 1874; Wilson, p.117.

39) Panamint News, December 1, 1874.

40) Raymond, 1875, pp. 35, 37.

41) Ibid. pp. 36-38; Nadeau, Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, p. 199.

42) Chalfant, p. 287; Lynn S. Peterson, “Panamint in 1875,” Ghost Town News 4 (Oct., 1944): 6; Wilson, p. 117.

43) Nadeau, Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, p. 199; Raymond, 1876, p. 24; Panamint News, August 4, 1875.

44) Wilson, p. 117; Panamint News, October 21,1875.

45) Peterson, p. 6; Raymond, 1876, p. 24; Wilson, pp. 26-36.

46) Nadeau, City Makers, pp. 139, 225; Chalfant, p. 286.

47) Paul Hubbard, Doris Bray and George Pipkin, Ballarat 1897, Facts and Folklore (Lancaster, California: privately printed, 1965), pp. 42-43; Tucker and Sampson, p. 451; Norman and Stewart, pp. 56, 78.

48) Nadeau, Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, p. 194; Chalfant, p. 294; Vincent C. Kelley, “Geology and Ore Deposits of the Darwin Silver-Lead Mining District, Inyo County, California,” California Journal of Mines and Geology 34 (October, 1938): 551; Wilson, p. 175; Nadeau, City Makers, p. 112.

49) Coso Mining News, November 13, 1875; Kelley, p. 508.

50) Wayne E. Hall and E. M. Mackevett, Economic Geology of the Darwin Quadrangle, Inyo County, California, Special Report 51 (Sacramento: California Division of Mines and Geology, 1958), p. 15; Coso Mining News , November 13, 1875.

51) Raymond, 1876, PP. 25-27.

52) Nadeau, City Makers, p. 112; Coso Mining News, November 13, 1875.

53) Coso Mining News, August 18, September 15, 1877.

54) Coso Mining News, September 15, 1877; Nadeau, City Makers, p. 153; Kelley, pp. 552, 553.

55) Kelley, pp. 552-553; Hall and Mackevett, p. 15.

56) Kelley, p. 553.

57) Hall and Mackevett, p. 15; Kelley, p. 553.

58) San Jose Pioneer, December 15, 1895:

59) Wheat, “Trailing the Forty-Niners,” p. 76; Wayne E. Hall and Hal G. Stephens, Economic Geology of the Panamint Butte Quadrangle and Modoc District, Inyo County, California, Special Report 73 (Sacramento: California Division of Mines and Geology, 1963), pp. 29-31.

60) Hubbard, p. 8.

61) Robert .1. Murphy, Wildrose Charcoal Kilns (Bishop: Chalfant Press, 1972), p.9.

62) Raymond, 1876, p. 32; Murphy, p. 89; J. J. Crawford, Twelfth Report of the State Mineralogist (Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau, 1894), p. 326.

63) Murphy, pp. 9-12.

64) Mlning and Scientific Press, May 19, 1877; Coso Mining News, May 26,1877; Hubbard, p. 8; Mike Engle, “A Look at Lookout,” Desert, November, 1972, p. 38.

65) Murphy, pp. l4-l6; Coso Mining News, May 11, 1877.

66) Craford p. 24; Tucker and Sampson, p. 446-447; Halt and Stephens, pp. 29-31.

67) Tucker and Sampson, pp. 418, 456; Goodwin, pp. 483, 514; Norman and Stewart, p. 187.

68) Hall and Stephens, pp. 24-35.

69) Rodman Wilson Paul, Mining Frontiers of the Far West 1848-1880 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1974), pp. 80-81.

70) Mary DeDecker, Mines of the Eastern Sierra (Glendale: La Siesta Press, 1966), p. 49; Chalfant, p. 294; Tucker and Sampson, pp. 383-384, 405.

71) Paul, p.80.

72) Donald J. Hoppe, How to invest in Gold Stocks and A void the Pitfalls (New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1972), pp. 82-84.

73) Hubbard, pp. 15-30; William Caruthrers, Loafing Along Death Valley Trails (Pomona: privately printed, 1951), p. 176.

74) Norman and Stewart, pp. 45-48, 157; Hubbard, pp. 13,17; Tucker and Sampson, p. 388.

75) Hubbard, p. 90.

76) W. E.VerPlanck, “History of Borax Production in the United States,” California Journal of Mines and Geology 52 (19561: 283-285; Staniey W. Paher, Death Valley Ghost Towns (Las Vegas: Nevada Publications, 1973), p. 17.

77) Paher, pp. 14-17; Dick Freeman, “Death Valley's Baby Gage R. R. Runs Again,” Ghost Town News 5 (March, 1946): 27.

78) Harold O. Weight, Greenwater (Twentynine Palms: Calico Press, 1969), pp. 6-7; T. S. Palmer, Place Names of the Death Valley Region (Los Angeles: privately printed, 1948), p. 33; Weight, p. 8.

79) Weight, pp. 8, 13, 14-16.

80) Ibid., pp.5,31; Death Valley Chuck-Walla, May 15, 1907.

81) Paher, pp. 10, 13; Weight, pp. 14-16.

82) Beatty Bullfrog Miner, September 7, 1907; Weight, p. 17; Rhyolite Herald, January 8, 1910.

83) Harry D. Schultz, Panics and Crashes and How You Can Make Money Out of Them (New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1972), p.49; Weight, p. 34.

84) Myrick, pp. 593-596.

85) Norman and Stewart, p. 80; Goodwin, p. 511.

86) Hall and Stevens, p. 37; Tucker and Sampson, p. 405.

87) Tucker and Sampson, pp. 407-411.

88) Ibid.

89) Hall and Stevens, p. 35; Norman and Stewart, p. 57.

90) Gilbert E. Bailey, Saline Deposits of California, Bulletin 24 (Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau, 1902), p. 118; Tucker and Sampson, p. 498; W. E. VerPlanck, “Salines,” Bulletin 156 (Sacramento: California Division of Mines and Geology, 1950), p. 208-251.

91) Tucker and Sampson, p. 498.

92) Hall and Mackevett, p.15; Norman and Stewart, pp.l13-l15.

93) Norman and Stewart, p. 119.

94) Ibid., p. 83.

95) Norman and Stewart, pp. 112-113.

96) Tucker and Sampson, p. 490.

97) Ibid.; Norman and Stewart, pp. 112-113.

98) Tucker and Sampson, p. 491.

99) Norman and Stewart, pp. 104, 106.

100) Myrick, p. 809.

101) Ibid.

102) Ibid., pp. 811, 814.

103) L. Burr Belden and Ardis Manly Walker, Searles Lake Borax 1862-1962 (San Bernardino: Inland Printing and Engraving Company, 1962), p. 3; San Bernardino Guardian , April 6, 1867.

104) Belden and Walker, pp. 4, 8; Lauren Wright et. al., “Mines and Mineral Deposits of San Bernardino County, California,” California Journal of Mines and Geology 49 (January, 1953): 233.

105) Ibid.: Belden and Walker, pp. 11-12.

106) Wright et. al., pp. 231, 233, 239-240.

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