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Letter from [A. M. Folger] to Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City), August 23, 1948


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Creator: Folger, Al M.




Request to the state engineer to expedite their permit to drill a well since the period for people to object had expired.

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Box 47 Correspondence File 1948


hln000792. Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1828-1995. MS-00397. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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August 23, 1948 W 18-1-12-A Mr. Alfred M. Smith State Engineer Carson City, Nevada Att'n: Mr. Hugh A. Shamberger Dear Hugh: Referring to our application to drill a well on the Las Vegas Ranch, State Engineer's No. 12460: The 30-day period of waiting after final publication expired yesterday and as no protests were filed I assume the permit will be granted. We have the casing on hand and are anxious to start drilling as soon as possible. In order to expedite the permit, I am enclosing my check for forty dollars ($40.00), which is at the rate of $10.00 per second foot applied for, and will appreciate anything you can do to expedite the permit. With kindest personal regards, I remain, Very truly yours, ( bcc - Mr. Wm. ReinhardGte)n eral Manager