Colorado Mining Stock Group (Jocelyn, Grey Eagle, San Juan) (116987)

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Colorado Mining Stock Group (Jocelyn, Grey Eagle, San Juan)  (116987)
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Lot of 4 different.

1) Jocelyn Mining Company. Inc. in Colorado. Offices at Leadville and New York. No. 456, issued for 2,000 shares to Darius Allen on May 28th, 1881. Signed by president Jocelyn and secretary Hance. Not cancelled. 6.5" x 10.75" Folds, pinholes, creases. Not listed in the 1883 Colorado Mining Directory.

2) Oshkosh Consolidated Mining Co. Inc. in Maine, Feb. 1880. No. 262, issued for 50 shares to CS Lewis on April 21st, 1880. Signed by president E.C. Nichols and treasurer CT Plimpton. Not cancelled. Fancy border and black print, no vignette. Printed by FC Philbrick & Co., Boston. Folds, bends. 6.25 x 10.75" Not listed in Fossett or C& L. According to a Feb. 4, 1880 Boston Globe article, the company formed to mine at Lawson, Colorado which is located in Clear Creek County. A March 7th, 1880 Boston Globe article pinpoints it further as being in the Montana Mining District. State: Colorado City: Lawson Date: 1880

3) San Juan Consolidated Mining Company. # 43 for 100 shares ($10,000) to Charles W Tankersly. Signed by Thomas M Bowen and president Tankersly. Dateline Del Norte 1875. Cancelled on transfer. Small Goddess of Gold vignette. J McKittrick of St. Louis printer. Owned the Little Ida mine near Summitville, 27 miles from Del Norte. In 1870 gold was discovered in the area by John Esmund, a rancher. A rich vein of gold ore was discovered int he Little Ida which assayed at $1500 to $2500 a ton. Four months later the mine had produced $250,000. Thomas Meade Brown was admitted to the bar at 18. He fought in the Civil War and became a Arkansas State Supreme Court Justice. He was governor of Idaho in 1871. He was said to be lucky in poker, which is where he won the ownership of this mine. [Holabird Western Americana, Auction #11] Prag Collection State: Colorado City: Rio Grande, Summitville Date: 1875

4) Grey Eagle Consolidated Mining Company Bond. $100 bond No. 27 issued on July 29th, 1882 in Denver. Signed by vice-president W.W. Knight and secretary Cantril. Not cancelled. Four coupons attached. Black border and print, underground mining vignette. Printed by Collier & Cleaveland, Denver. 6.75 x 12" Leadville Herald articles in Oct. 1881 note the company is in trouble over assessments levied when the stocks had been clearly labelled "non-assessable." 1894 articles mention the properties are being worked through the Penrose shaft.

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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State: Colorado