Gold mines and mining -- Accounting -- History;Silver mines and mining -- Accounting -- History;Consolidated Virginia Mining Company;California Mining Company;Portland Mining Company
This study found evidence which supports the thesis that cost accounting techniques evolved rapidly during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The cost accounting system employed by the leading mines of the Comstock Lode during the 1870's...
Slavery; Slaves; Race relations; Secession; Southern States -- Identity; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Receipt of her letter; worries that she is not "sound on the all-important question" of secession and may have union tendencies; discussion of slavery; discussion of honor; camp life; believes that foreign aid is probable
Roxana writes of the business surrounding her school. The letter is after 1870 because she mentions her niece (Emily's daughter) Carra Chapin, who was born that year. Roxana also writes in detail about several suicides of neighbors in the area
Slavery; Slaves; Race relations; Social classes; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Receipt of package from home; on fatigue-guard; setting up camp; letter from Sister [Elizabeth Lyman Cage]; his health; asking about friends at home; asking for his mother to send a servant (presumably a slave) to cook and clean for him; asking...