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Bank of California vs. the Sutro Tunnel.

Adolph Sutro

Bank of California vs. the Sutro Tunnel.

[Also, Extract from a speech of Adolph Sutro to the miners of Nevada on the Sutro Tunnel and Bank of California]

by Adolph Sutro

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sutro Tunnel (Nev.),
  • Comstock Lode (Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sutro Tunnel (Nev.),
    • Comstock Lode (Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN413.N3 S8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p.
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6971254M
      LC Control Number06022341
      OCLC/WorldCa18178809

      Massey v. Bank of America - 56 Cal. App. 3d [Civ. No. Court of Appeals of California, First Appellate District, Division Three. Sutro incorporated the Sutro Tunnel company and raised $3 million, a considerable fortune through this work in Nevada. He included the miners in his scheme, and planned to sail to Europe to negotiate with the Parisian Bank, but the Franco-Prussian War commenced in the middle of July

      Common Knowledge Places Museum of Money of the American West, San Francisco, California, USA Places: Museum of Money of the American West, San Francisco, California, USA Places by cover. Sutro Tunnel. Born to a Jewish family in Aachen, Rhine Province, Prussia (today North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany), Sutro, educated as an engineer, arrived in the United States at age In , he introduced himself to William Ralston of the Bank of California and introduced his plans for de-watering and de-gassing the mine shafts of the Comstock Lode by driving a tunnel through Mount .

      California is the place where the contract was made and under its law the chose in action is assignable, Code, Secs. , ; Winchester v. Howard, Cal. , 64 P. , 69 P. Second, both under the California conflicts of law rule and the weight of authority essential validity of the assignment must be determined by the law. Sutro with a small amount of money, on Octo , started work on the tunnel, but met with great difficulty in financing it, and the opposition of the powerful Bank of California, although Ralston had at first approved the project.


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Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Contributor: Ya Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) - Sutro, Adolph Date: The Bank of California vs. the Sutro Tunnel. [Also, Extract from a speech of Adolph Sutro Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Cover-title.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Contributor: Sutro, Adolph - Ya Pamphlet Collection (Library of. 2) The Bank of California was worried that the Sutro Tunnel would eat into its profits.

So they began a smear campaign against Sutro and his tunnel. This was Sutro's rebuttal. California Banking scandal pamphlet titled, "The Style of Warfare as Carried On By The California Bank Ring. Outrageous Attacks on The Honor and Integrity of Mr.

Sutro. The Bank of California vs. the Sutro Tunnel. [Also, Extract from a speech of Adolph Sutro to the miners of Nevada on the Sutro Tunnel and Bank of California] Cover-title.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The tunnel-boring Adolph Sutro, who would later become Mayor of San Francisco, appears as Raltson's arch nemesis.

The author portrays Sutro as a strong man determined to finish his tunnel project in face of opposition from the Ralston Ring and terrible geologic forces.5/5(2).

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DEATH CLAIMS ADOLPH SUTRO, PHILANTHROPIST. There Was but a Gradual Transition From Sleep to the Great Beyond. At o'clock yesterday morning the life of Adolph Sutro, millionaire, builder of the Sutro tunnel and ex-Mayor of San Francisco, ended. Standing by his bedside when the last spark flickered out were his children and the nurses and physician who have cared for him during the many.

Full text of "Report on the commissioners and evidence taken by the Committee on mines and mining of the House of representatives in regard to the Sutro tunnel, together with the arguments and report of the Committee, recommending a loan by the government an aid of the construction of said work.

"The Sutro Tunnel and the Bank of California" is the headline for Virginia City, Nevada on Tuesday, Septem The article transcribes a speech, given by Adolph Sutro, delivered at Piper's Opera House.

The article also provides correspondence from groups supporting and opposing the tunnel. The Sutro Baths was a large, privately owned public saltwater swimming pool complex in the Lands End area of the Outer Richmond District in western San Francisco, California. Built init is located near the Cliff House, Seal Rocks, and Sutro Heights Park.

The facility burned down in June and is now in ruins within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Sutro Historic Missing: Bank of California. Sutro Tunnel Sutro Tunnel, ca. William Sharon, a business partner of Ralston, was the Nevada agent for the Bank of California, and acquired Ralston's assets when his financial empire collapsed.

World Book. Stephan A. Erickson. Vol. Chicago: World Book, Inc., Adolph Sutro was forever seeking challenges. Emigrating from Prussia to the U.S. at the California gold rush lured him west. At the Comstock Lode in Nevada, he conceived an idea for a tunnel to drain the hot water that made the mines perilous and inefficient.

Emigrating from Prussia to the. at the California gold rush lured him west. At the Comstock Lode in Nevada, he conceived an idea for a tunnel to drain the hot water that made the mines perilous and inefficient.

But he would have to overcome both physical obstacles and powerful opposition by the Bank of California to realize his vision. The V&T was the brain child of William Sharon, William Ralston and D.O.

Mills of the Bank of California in San Francisco. They feared that Adolf Sutro's plan to drain the Comstock mines of water through an ingenious tunnel would adversely affect the bank-held monopoly of mills along the Carson River. In JulyCongress passed the Sutro Tunnel Act, which gave him federal right-of-way, liberal mining rights along the tunnel’s seven-mile length, and a large plot of land at the tunnel’s entrance.

Sutro ran for the United States Senate in every election from todrumming up money and preaching the wonders of the tunnel. In Sutro incorporated the Sutro Tunnel Company and was granted an exclusive charter to build the tunnel by the U.S.

Congress in The project encountered financial difficulties, due in part to William Ralston (–) of the Bank of California, who originally agreed to finance the project but later rescinded the offer.

[10].Item # "Here Sutro tells the dramatic story of his attempt to drain the Comstock Lode with the famous Sutro Tunnel. At first he was aided and later bitterly opposed by the Bank of California group who sought the profits for themselves.Closing argument of Adolph Sutro, on the bill before Congress to aid the Sutro Tunnel: delivered before the Committee on Mines and Mining of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, Monday, Ap by Adolph Sutro (Book) 24 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.