Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Letter from Walter D. Abel, Chief Engineer of the Corporation Commission, to E. M. Daugherty, Corporation Commissioner about a report on property owned by the Western Lead Mines Company, operated by C. C. Julian. Daugherty investigated the business activities of C. C. Julian throughout the 1920's. C. C. Julian was a con man who first hit oil in California in 1923 and over-sold shares in oil syndicates through the 1920'a into the 1930's. His business activities were repeatedly investigated. He committed suicide in Shanghai in 1934. Los Angeles, February 25, 1926. [To:] Commissioner E. M. Daugherty, Los Angeles, California. Dear Sir, In re: WESTERN LEAD MINES COMPANY. Pursuant to your directions, I have examined the property of the above named company and the immediate district in which the same is situated, and herewith hand you my report thereon. Respectfully submitted, Walter D. Abel, Chief Engineer. WDA:MB.
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Lead mines and mining--California--Leadfield Julian, C. C. (Courtney Chauncey), 1885-1934 Daugherty, E. M. (Edwin Matthew), 1884-1975 Abel, Walter D. (Walter David), 1884-1955