Cook Gold Mining Company of Colorado Stock (79742)

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Cook Gold Mining Company of Colorado Stock   (79742)
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We have never seen this one! Number 27 for 50 shares t RP Smith. Datelined Boston 1864. Signed by treasurer Joseph Hayden and president Bay. Not cancelled. 25c Life Insurance Revenue stamp. Organized in Massachusetts in 1864. Compared to other Colorado stocks from this era, this is very plain, but quite striking. Printed by Mudge & Son. "The Cook Gold Mining Company own 66 feet on the Gunnell ; have a shaft 250 feet deep, and sinking — in cap at present. The surface has been worked out to a depth of 150 feet. The shaft is doubtless on a pinch in the vein, as well as in cap. There is on the mine an engine house, with engine and hoisting machinery — no mill. Charles Crosby is the agent. The Company have some other slightly developed mining property.' [Mines of Colorado by Hollister] Prag Collection

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