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Bonaparte Hill Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate (107075)

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Bonaparte Hill Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate   (107075)
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Inc. in New York. "Idaho" printed below title. No. 133, issued for 50 shares to company president Anson S. Brown on April 29th, 1868 in New York. Signed by Brown and also secretary Robinson. Not cancelled. Black ornate border and print, small eagle vignette. Printed by Henry Seibert & Bros., NY. 25 cent US IR adhesive stamp at upper left. Pinholes, deep folds, stain from stamp being folded. 6 x 9.75" Not mentioned by Browne (1868). Raymond (1875) gives the location as the Hardscrabble District, Alturas County. He reports that "everything has been very quiet since the Bonaparte Company stopped operations." A January 1894 Sausalito News article notes that the skeleton of William McKim, supt. of the Bonaparte Hill Mine at Rocky Bar, has been found in the river. It is believed he was killed by people robbing the mine. Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1868
State/Country: Idaho
City/County: Rocky Bar