Central Pacific Railroad Company

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Signed by Leland Stanford, President of the C.P.R.R. Co. and E.H. Miller, Jr., Secretary of the C.P.R.R. Co.

From the description of Land sale document to Samuel Manning, 1870 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864271

California Central Railroad Company (CPRR); inc. 21 Apr. 1857; located at Folsom, Sacramento County; sold to Central Pacific Railroad, Nov. 10, 1864; in 1885 the Central Pacific Railroad was leased by the Southern Pacific Company (reorganized 1899 as Central Pacific Railway Company); technically CPRR remained a corporate entity until 1959, when it was formally merged into Southern Pacific Company.

From the description of Central Pacific Railroad Company records, 1864-1904. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 612339112

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referencedIn Geological Survey of California. C.P.R.R., Auburn to Colfax. California Digital Library
referencedIn Leland and Jane L. Stanford documents, 1880-1905 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Central Pacific Railroad Company. Statement of salt shipped from Eagle Salt Works, Nevada : ms., 1878, Dec. 1-31. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Leland Stanford collection, 1869-1975. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. Leland Stanford papers, 1840-1896. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn William Ashburner collection of photographs from the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, 1867-circa 1875, 1867-1869 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Central Pacific Railroad Company Collection, 1861-1899 California State Library
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referencedIn [Map showing Central Pacific Railroad grant from Sacramento, Calif. to Big Truckee Meadows, Nev.]. UC Berkeley Libraries
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referencedIn Railroad Picture Postcards, ca. 1970-ca. 1973. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Bates, Alfred. Biographical sketches of Edwin Bryant Crocker., [ca. 1888]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn [Central Pacific Railroad, crew of machine shop no. 2, Sacramento, Calif.] [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Crocker, Edwin Bryant, 1818-1875. Edwin Bryant Crocker letter, 1865. University of the Pacific, William Knox Holt Memorial Library
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referencedIn Avery, Benjamin Parke, 1828-1875. Benjamin Parke Avery miscellany, 1867-1885. California Historical Society
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referencedIn Collis Potter Huntington Papers, 1797-1904 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Daniel W. Levy, "Four California Railroad Lawyers in the Classical Era" typescript, 1994 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn Randel, William Peirce, 1909-. Research Papers of William Randel, 1872-1992 (bulk 1975-1983). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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referencedIn [Central Pacific Rail Road, along the Truckee River, Nevada Co., Calif.]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn McAllister, Thomas H., fl. 1871. Letter : New York [City, N.Y.?], to A.C. Peckham, 1871 Dec 28. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Central Pacific Railroad Company collection, 1861-1899. California State Library
referencedIn Stanford University. Archives. Stanford historical photograph collection, 1887-circa 1996. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hunnius, Ado, 1842-1923. Ado. Hunnius papers, 1861-1926. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Crocker, Charles F. Charles F. Crocker letters and telegrams : San Francisco, Calif. to Thomas E. Stillman, New York, N.Y., 1889-1890. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Reynard, Michael,. Leland and Jane L. Stanford documents, 1880-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stereographs of the Central Pacific and Western Pacific Railroads, ca. 1868-1873 California Historical Society, North Baker Library
referencedIn Diary of a voyage from New York to California and return trip by train, 1874-1875. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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referencedIn Pringle family. Pringle family papers, 1803-1961 (bulk 1842-1961). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Adams & Co. (Firm : San Francisco). Records of Adams & Co., post-1851-ca. 1885 (bulk 1855-1863). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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California
California
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
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