STATE OF NEVADA. SOCIETY OF PACIFIC COAST PIONEERS. DONATION OF THE CABINET PROPERTY OF THE SOCIETY TO THE STATE, AND ITS ACCEPTANCE BY THE LEGISLATURE OF 1887.

Carson City [NV]: Nevada State Printing Office, [1887]. Black lettered grey paperwraps, with small illustration on front cover. 8vo.; 44pp. A summarized record of the proceedings, banquet, and other observances; full and complete list of the Society membership, inventory of the property donated, etc. A very good copy. Item #51243

"The Society of Pacific Coast Pioneers was organized in 1872 at Virginia , Nevada, as a moral, benevolent, literary and scientific association...to collect and preserve information connected with the early settlement and subsequent history of the Pacific States and Territories." Paher's NEVADA BIBLIOGRAPHY, Item #492: "Here is Doten's account of the Society's banquet. 'Nobody cared to lose anything by being boozy or even too hilarious, consequently the wine was very lightly hit, and hot coffee more in demand.' "

Two listings on OCLC [CLU; CUY].

Price: $300.00

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