Ferry: Green > Nichols > Reid
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:19AM
Jo Giessner

B.W. Green = 

W.H. Sease = 

Elmus Nichols = 

E.A. Reid = Edward Alexander Reid (1825-1902) Possibly born in Tennessee. Died in Shasta County, California. Buried in Redding Memorial Park.

Bro. = A.J. Reid

1854 November 18, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NOTICE - Notice is hereby given to all whom it may concern, that the undersigned will apply to the Judge of the 9th Judicial District of the State of California, on some day of the next regular term of the District Court for Shasta County, (said term to commence on the 27th day of November A.D. 1854) for a License to establish and keep, for the period of one year, a Toll Ferry across the Sacramento River in said county, at a point on said river where the main road leading from Shasta to Oak Run, &c., crosses said stream. Signed:  B.W. Green. W.H. Sease. Shasta, Oct. 28, 1854.~

1855 December 8, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NOTICE - Is hereby given to all whom it may concern, that the undersigned will apply to the board of Supervisors of Shasta County, on the 27th day of December, A.D 1855, for a renewal of license to keep, for the period of one year, a public Toll Ferry, six miles from Shasta, and known as Green & Sease's Ferry, in said County, at a point on the Sacramento River leading to Cow Creek, Oak Run, Etc. Signed:  Green & Sease. Shasta, Dec 1, 1855.~

1858 October 30, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY NOTICE - Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned will make application to the Board of Supervisors of Shasta County, Cal., at their next regular term in November, for a renewal of license to keep a public ferry across the Sacramento River at a point known as Green's Ferry, on main road leading from Shasta to Cow Creek and Oak Run. Signed:  Elmus Nichols. Shasta, Oct. 8, 1858.~

1858 November 6, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California (Board of Supervisors' Meeting of 1 November 1858) - Renewal of license to Elmus Nichols to keep a toll ferry across the Sacramento, at the place formerly known as "Green Ferry."~

1860 February 4, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY NOTICE - Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will make application to the Board of Supervisors of Shasta county, at their next regular meeting, for a license to keep a public Ferry, commonly known as Green's Ferry, and lately as Nichols', on the Sacramento River, about six miles south-east of Shasta. Signed:  Reid & Bro. Sacramento River, Jan. 13, 1860.~

1861 February 9, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - (Board of Supervisors' Meeting) - A license was granted to Reid & Bro. to to keep a public toll ferry across the Sacramento river for one year.~

1861 December 14, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - TWO MORE TOWNS - In view of the navigation of the Sacramento river at an early day, the Messrs. Reid have laid off a town, or rather two towns, at their ferry, across that stream, near this place. The one on the West side of the river is called Union City, the one on the Eastern and opposite side is called Lincoln. It is proposed to remove the obstructions between these points and Latona, thus making uninterrupted navigation from Sacramento City. Mr. Baggs has the maps of the towns of Lincoln and Union.~

1863 January 31, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY LICENSE - Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will make application to the Hon. Board of Supervisors of Shasta county, Cal., at their next regular term in February, for a renewal of license to keep a public Toll Ferry across the Sacramento River, at the point known as Reid's or Middle Ferry. Signed E. A. Reid. Jan. 8, 1863.~

1863 November 14, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - BIRTH - At Reid's Ferry, Nov 1st, the wife of C. Clindinen, of a son.

DIED - At Reid's Ferry, Nov. 4th, the infant son of C. Clindinen, aged 4 days.~

1864 February 6, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Board of Supervisors - Ferry License granted to E. A. Reid for ten years from 7th December 1863, upon giving a bond in the sum of $2500., to be approved by the County Judge, and to pay into the County Treasury a license of three dollars per month, and to collect same toll as other ferries on the Sacramento River.~

1866 December 15, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - KICKED - Last week Mr. John S. Ferrier, of French Gulch, was kicked by a horse while crossing Reid's Ferry, and seriously hurt. He was conveyed to Reid's house and finally restored to consciousness, but will probably feel the effects of the injury for some time.~

1872 August 31, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NEW FERRY - Mr. Reid is now having the lumber sawed for a new ferry on the Sacramento, opposite the new town of Redding and about half a mile from that place. We understand the ferry will be in running order in a week or ten days more.~

1899 April 7, Searchlight, Redding, California - E.A. Reid accompanied by John Salnave went out yesterday to inspect the Toll Road he controls.~

1904 July 15, Weekly Searchlight, Redding, California - ...The Reid ferry is now under bond to W.L. Leland, the mining man who has a bond on the Reid farm for dredging purposes. Mr. Leland is now in Nome, Alaska, but he can be communicated with, and no trouble is anticipated in coming to terms with him.

Supervisors Fish, Franck, and Schroter were appointed a committee to undertake negotiations with Mr. Leland and the Bank of Shasta County, the latter being the owner of the Reid Ferry, subject to the Leland bond.~

 

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