6North Point Consolidated Canal Goggin DrainSurplus CanalHenry Cohn's claim, 1877(640 acres)42SL255 within Henry Cohn's 1877 Desert Land Act claim.
7UHS Acc. No. 19764, from Salt Lake City, Illustrated, Sydney W UHS Acc. No , from Salt Lake City, Illustrated, Sydney W. Darke and Company, Salt Lake City, 1887.Henry Cohn and Company, South First East (now State) Street, Salt Lake City, 1887.
8Trustees of the B'Nai Israel Synagogue, Salt Lake City (1905).
1042SL255 as a Farmstead, 1877–19051877 Henry Cohn files Desert Land Act claim, 640 acres (patent not received until 1888).1886 Surplus Canal completed, empties onto Cohn's claim, creates "Cohn's slough" on north half.1890 Cohn shares ownership of property with Frederick and Samuel Auerbach.1896 House and barn first reported in property tax records (Cohn resides in city).1898 First mention of property being leased (to Chinese tenants).1899 Samuel Auerbach becomes sole owner of property.1905 Property described as "old Cohn ranch" and abandoned.
11Cohn's Slough"Cohn's Slough" as depicted on 1903 map of irrigation canals in Salt Lake City area (label added).Detail from Elwood Mead, Report of Irrigation Investigations in Utah, Plate II (1903).
12Detail from USGS 1:24,000 Map of a Portion of Salt Lake County (1922–1923).
1342SL255 as a Duck Club, 1900–19251900 Peter Jensen, lessee, warns duck hunters to stay off property.1902 Earliest newspaper mention of Bailey Lake Duck Club, based at Cohn's slough (20 members, including Harry Finch).1904 Membership of Bailey Lake Duck Club reported as 40.1905 Bailey Lake Duck Club incorporates, Harry Finch as president.1925 Most recent newspaper mention of Bailey Lake Duck Club.
14Bailey Lake Duck Club Members (mentioned in newspaper articles, appearing in federal census)Member Occupation E. W. Anderson [no information]Bert Bailey seed and grain dealerR. S. Connors [no information]Harry L. Finch restaurant proprietorF. W. Francis merchantF. L. Gardner shopkeeperW. T. Jackson [no information]Herschel B. Lyman saddle makerJohn F. Mitchell shopkeeperW. W. Mitchell bookkeeperCharles Patterson lawyerCharles Peters [no information]Richard E. Rogers restaurant proprietorJohn Lee Vier butcherC. G. Wirick barber
15Salt Lake City Commissioner of Parks Harry FinchSalt Lake City Commissioner of Parks(1925)