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Aurora, Nevada 1865 Receipt

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Aurora, Nevada 1865 Receipt
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Dateline Aurora, Dec. 1st, 1865. Addressed to Wm. P. Barrett, “Please pay J. McMillan & Co. all money you may have in your hands belonging to me after deducting your charges for collection and take their receipt for the same.” Signed J. W. Nichols. On the reverse is written the note dated 5 June 1866, "nine 60/100 dollars paid J.W. Nichols & Co." An orange Washington 2 cent Internal Revenue stamp is affixed with hand written cancellation dated 1865. We can find references to a J.W. Nichols leasing property in Esmeralda County in 1860 in the Records of Carson County Utah Nevada Territory and an 1860 census of JW Nichols living in Jacks Valley, Utah Territory. There is also a W. Nichols listed in Aurora in Kelly's Second Nevada Territory Directory (1863). We could not locate the other names. 4.25 x 7.5" Folds with tape repairs. Date: Location: Aurora, Nevada HWAC# 572067