Central Mining Company of Colorado (104693)

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Central Mining Company of Colorado   (104693)
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Stock Certificate from the Central MC of Colorado. Incorporated in New York. Located in Gilpin County. Certificate number 235, issued in 1864 at New York to Drexel Winthrop Company. Signed by president and secretary. Size 7.5 by 10 inches. In nice condition,. Not cancelled. Includes receipt signed by FA Reilly. Two Certificate revenue stamps. "Issued for purchase of mining property." Hollister describes a "Central Gold Mining Company" located on the Gunnel Lode of Gilpin County. They have 200 ft. on the lode and a shaft that is 180 ft. deep. That property hasn't been worked for 2 years. The company also owns 200 ft. on the Prize Lode at Gold Hill with 3 shafts; 380 ft. on the Rhoderick Dhu at Quartz Hill with 3 shafts; a 20 stamp mill at the mouth of Nevada Gulch; and more mill machinery. "All this property is lying idle, but is good, and probably will not long remain idle." [Hollister, pg. 163]

Date: 1864
State/Country: Colorado
City/County: Gilpin Co.