Colorado Mining Stock Group (Boulder, Leadville) (116986)

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Colorado Mining Stock Group (Boulder, Leadville)  (116986)
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1)Little Corinne Consolidated Mining Co. Property Located at Leadville, Colorado (printed on the left border). Inc. in New York. Low number 9, issued for 100 shares to Charles Dortle on June 16th, 1880. Signed by president AL Reid and secretary WH Dana. Not cancelled. Black border and print, fancy scrollwork. Folds, rough edges, some toning. 6.5 x 9.5" Not in Fossett or C& L. The Leadville Daily Herald (Jan .16th, 1884) mentions the incorporation of the company, which must have been a reorganization. Reid is listed as one of the directors. There was also a Little Corinne at Alma.

2) Boulder Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Co. Inc. in New York. No. 1627, issued to Thomas L. Green for 100 shares dated May 6th, 1881. Signed by the president Edwin Lord and secretary Geo. Morrison. Not cancelled. Pinholes, folds, creased corners. Printer: Franklin bank Note Co. N.Y. Vignette of underground mining scene with cherub sitting on each side. In 1883 the firm owned the Boulder Co., Trojan, Western Extension, Conger, Walden, Hamlin and Pendleton Lodes, at Cardinal in the Grand Island Mining District. In 1906 the property was located on Poorman Hill, about five miles west of the city of Boulder. The property consisted of the Gold Medal, the Mogul, and the No Name claims, and one mill. It was dissolved March 2, 1924. The Gold Medal vein was a large vein, 4 to 35' wide assaying at 0.5 oz./ton. The Mogul was a very large vein, nearly 50' wide, assaying at 0.3 oz./ton gold. The No Name vein was 6' wide and assayed at 0.68 oz./ton. The ore consisted of gold and silver tellurides. A large 150 ton cyanide mill was constructed to process the ore. Up to 1906, these mines produced 10,000 oz. gold. Veins all fissure from four to six ft. in width. Assays from 0.5 to 4 oz. gold and from 5 to 60 oz. silver. Developed by 900 ft. drifts and shafts; also owned a stamp mill situated in Nederland, containing 25 stamps and operated by water power for treating 25 tons per day. [Ref: 1883 CO Mining Directory]

3) Plattsburgh Junior Mining Company. # 73 for 100 shares to HB Carrie. Signed by Walter Church and SA Greenlaw president. Dateline 1881 Leadville. Nice valley vignette with plenty of ore wagons on the road. Collier, Cleaveland printer. Black on green with underprint '$10.' One hole at company stamp. Otherwise very nice.

4 )Mitchell Mining & Milling Company. Inc. in Colorado. No. 221, issued for 50 shares to Eugene F. Brown on March 9th, 1880 in Denver. Signed by president FC Taylor and secretary Suther Kauffman. Not cancelled. Ornate black border and print, fancy title and mining vignette. Printed by Collier & Cleaveland, Denver. Folds and creases. 6.75 x 10" Not listed in Fossett or C& L. An article in E& MJ Vol. 30 (Dec. 1880) asks for an update on the status of the mine and gives its location as Gilpin County. No other info found.

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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State: Colorado