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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nevada, (search)
he State in 1874 was between 4,000 and 5,000. Population in 1880, 62,266; in 1890, 45,761; in 1900, 42,335. See United States, Nevada, in vol. IX. Territorial Governor. James W. NyecommissionedMarch 22, 1861 State governors. James W. Nye actingOct. 31, 1864 Henry G. Blasdelassumes officeDec. 5, 1864 Luther R. Bradley, Demassumes officeJan. 1871 John H. Kinkead, Repassumes officeJan., 1879 Jewett W. Adams, Demassumes officeJan., 1883 Chris. C. Stevenson, Repassumes officeJan., 1887 Frank Bellacting Sept. 21, 1891 Roswell K. Colcord, Repassumes officeJan., 1891 John E. Jonesassumes officeJan., 1895 Reinhold Sadierassumes office April 10, 1896 United States Senators. Name. No. of Congress. Term James W. Nye39th to 43d 1865 to 1873 William M. Stewart39th to 44th 1865 to 1875 John P. Jones43d to —1873 to — William Sharon44th to 47th 1875 to 1881 James G. Fair47th to 50th 1881 to 1888 William M. Stewart50th to — 1888 to — Jones and Stewart still in Se
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nevada, (search)
mpletion of the Sutro tunnel celebrated in the Carson Valley......June 30, 1879 Nickel-mines discovered in Humboldt county......1882 United States branch mint at Carson City closed......1885 State university removed from Elko to Reno and reopened......March, 1886 Acts of legislature passed providing for State immigration bureau and for the observance of Arbor Day in the State......1887 Fourteen constitutional amendments voted upon by the people, who reject one to authorize lotteries, and adopt one giving women the right to hold school offices. Election held......Feb. 11, 1889 Legislature appropriates $100,000 for a hydrographic survey of the State, and provides for State board of reclamation and internal improvement......1889 Governor Stevenson dies, and is succeeded by Lieut.-Gov. Frank Bell, acting......Sept. 21, 1890 Twenty-five of the twenty-eight constitutional amendments proposed in 1891 ordered submitted to the people 1894......1893 New Hampshire