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Catalpa Mining Company Stock Certificates Signed by JP Whitney (107188)

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Catalpa Mining Company Stock Certificates Signed by JP Whitney   (107188)
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Lot of two different, both signed by JP Whitney as company president. Issued in 1881 and 1900, neither cancelled. Black or brown borders with the same underground mining vignette. Folds, pinholes, creases. 7 x 11.25" The Catalpa Mine was located on Carbonate Hill between the Crescent and Evening Stare. According to C&L, they owned two fractional claims covering on 7 acres situated on Carbonate Hill adjoining the Evening Star in the California District. Joel Parker Whitney was a millionaire and very important figure in Colorado (and Wyoming, New Mexico and California) history. He made a fortune in the California Gold Rush as a merchant before heading to Colorado Territory in the 1860s. He authored an 1865 book on Colorado silver mining that many believe helped establish statehood. He continued to make money in the mining and railroad industries, as well as real estate in California and ranches in New Mexico. Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1881 & 1900
State/Country: Colorado
City/County: Leadville