California Mining & Other Stock Group (Pasadena, Del Norte) (116977)

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California Mining & Other Stock Group (Pasadena, Del Norte)  (116977)
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Lot of 5.

1) Del Norte Comstock Company. Copper Mine, Del Norte Co., Cal. (printed under vignette). Inc. June 1863. No. 117, issued for seven shares to Cornelius Storm on March 29th, 1866 in San Francisco. Signed by president (illegible) Storm (also Cornelius?) and secretary R.N. Van Brunt. Not cancelled. Black border and print. Light green background. Three vignettes: eagle on shield (left), dog next to safe (bottom), and allegorical woman next to horn of plenty (top center). Printed by Towne & Bacon, SF. One 25 cent adhesive IR stamp attached on the left. Folds, some creases, and areas of staining. 5.5 x 10.5" Not listed in Filer or Holabird indexes. Browne (1868) only mentions the Alta copper mine as being active in Del Norte. Cornelius Storm is listed as running a wholesale and retail coal depot in the 1867 SF Directory. According to advertisements in the Daily Alta California in 1864 and 1865, the company was located in the Low Divide District of Del Norte County.

2) Pasadena News Company. # 15 for 1 share to S Rosenberger & Son. Signed by George Redway and president AF Keys. Not cancelled. Dateline 1897 Pasadena. Vertical folds. No edge, corner, pin hole or discoloration issues.

3) Warm Swimming Bath Association. Inc. 1865. No. 70, issued for 50 shares to H.T. Holmes on Jan. 23rd, 1866 in San Francisco. Signed by president OP Sutton and secretary A. Badlam. Not cancelled. Black print on thin paper by LeCount & Co. 25 cent adhesive IR stamp at lower left. 3.75 x 8" Folds, toning. According to Daily Alta California 1865 articles, the purpose of this company was to build a bath house and for purchasing real estate. 1866 articles detail the property, now for sale, located at: Third Street to Ritch Street, and near the intersection of Powell and Filbert. Also for sale are gym equipment, furnaces, life preservers and more.

4 & 5) Real Estate Association Stock Certificates. Lot of 2. Inc. in April 1876. One unissued. The other is issued in 1888 to HB Higbee for one share. Signed by president T.A. Gilbert and secretary Geo. Codding. Not cancelled. Pinholes, folds, and toning. Organized in 1876 by Codding for the purpose of buying and selling real estate, building houses, and making loans. [Ref: An Illustrated History of Sonoma County, California, 1889]

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: California