August 14, 1861 Sam and Orion register at the Ormsby House and within a few days relocate to Margaret Murphy's fourteen bed boarding house in Carson City. After too many setbacks in mining, Sam finds work as a newspaper reporter.
Wed Aug 14, 1861
Upon arriving in Carson City the brothers found lodging at the local hotel, the Ormsby House. They soon moved to Margaret Murphy's fourteen bed boarding house.
Sun Sep 01, 1861
Soon after his arrival in Carson, Sam went to investigate the Esmeralda mining region and Mono Lake
Tue Sep 10, 1861
Sam left Aurora
Thu Sep 12, 1861
Sam arrived back in Carson City
Sat Sep 14, 1861
During September and October of 1861 Sam visited Lake Tahoe with the aim of securing a timber claim. During his first visit he was responsible form setting a forest fire.
Wed Sep 18, 1861
Sun Sep 22, 1861
September 22–28 Saturday – This is the date range the MTP offers for possible second trip to Lake
Tue Oct 01, 1861
The legislative session opened at Carson City.
Wed Dec 11, 1861
Sam heads to Unionville in Humboldt County and the Buena Vista mining District.
Mon Dec 16, 1861
On the fifth day out, the party of Clemens-Clagett-Oliver-Tillou, two horses, dogs Curney & Tom came to Ragtown, the last settlement on the Carson River. Beyond: the 40-mile Desert.