Down East Copper Mining Company Stock Certificate #100852

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Down East Copper Mining Company Stock Certificate  #100852
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Alabaster District, El Dorado County (printed on left border). Dateline Wild Goose Flat! Inc. May 1863. No. 83, issued for 10 shares to D. Hoogins on Aug. 16th, 1863. Signed by president J. McBride and the secretary (illegible). Not cancelled. Black border and print, green background. Two vignettes: Native American (left) and small vignette of ships (center). Printed by HS Crocker & Co., Sacramento. One 25 cent IR adhesive stamp attached sideways at upper left. Minor bleed-thru of ink from the reverse, otherwise excellent condition. 4.25 x 9.25" Rare district and dateline! Wild Goose Flat was located on a plateau above the American River near Georgetown. Raymond (1875) notes that it has contributed "vast sums of gold to the coffers of the world." Burchard (1883) has only one mention of Wild Goose Flat, saying that Mr. Zentgraf has completed a 5-stamp mill on his quartz mining property there (pg. 46). State: California City: El Dorado County, Wild Goose Flat Date: 1863