With Curry's Compliments
With Curry's Compliments is a 1990 book by author Doris Cerveri. It is a biography of Abraham Curry, businessman and "Father of Carson City". The book follows Curry's life from his childhood, though his business dealings in California and Nevada, and up to his death in 1873. The book is currently out of print, but can be found at the Carson City Public Library, the Nevada State Library and Archives, or (if you're lucky) at a local bookstore.
You can read an excerpt of With Curry's Compliments, Chapter II - First Years in Nevada, on Carsonpedia.