Bodie Park Dedication Invitation, Mining Letter, Postcards, Stock, & More!

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Bodie Park Dedication Invitation, Mining Letter, Postcards, Stock, & More!
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Lot of 28. Includes: 1) 1890 letterhead from the SF office of the Mono Gold Mining Company to the Bullion Exchange Bank in Carson City re: assessment. Balch describes this company in detail. The company owned the south 750 feet of the same claims as the Bodie Consolidated Co. They teamed up together to sink the Lent Shaft, an attempt at accessing the Bodie veins at depth. 2) Bodie IOOF receipt, 1896 signed by Harvey Boone. 3) 1893 Bodie fraternal receipt for Bodie Lodge No. 143. 4) illustrated August 1865 Harpers New Monthly Magazine article, "A Trip to Bodie Bluff and the Dead Sea of the West" (heavily toned). 5) A pictorial invitation to attend the 1964 dedication of Bodie as National Historic Site and a State Historical Landmark. 6) a 1922 issued stock certificate for the Mono Mining Company of Nevada (office at Sweetwater). 7) 22 postcards (incl. duplicate views) of Bodie as a State Park. Date: Location: Bodie, California HWAC# 59900