Del Norte Comstock Company Stock Certificate #100999

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Del Norte Comstock Company Stock Certificate  #100999
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Copper Mine, Del Norte Co., Cal. (printed under vignette). Inc. June 1863. No. 117, issued for seven shares to Cornelius Storm on March 29th, 1866 in San Francisco. Signed by president (illegible) Storm (also Cornelius?) and secretary R.N. Van Brunt. Not cancelled. Black border and print. Light green background. Three vignettes: eagle on shield (left), dog next to safe (bottom), and allegorical woman next to horn of plenty (top center). Printed by Towne & Bacon, SF. One 25 cent adhesive IR stamp attached on the left. Folds, some creases, and areas of staining. 5.5 x 10.5" Not listed in Filer or Holabird indexes. Browne (1868) only mentions the Alta copper mine as being active in Del Norte. Cornelius Storm is listed as running a wholesale and retail coal depot in the 1867 SF Directory. According to advertisements in the Daily Alta California in 1864 and 1865, the company was located in the Low Divide District of Del Norte County. State: California City: Del Norte County Date: 1866