East Bannack Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate #107706

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East Bannack Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  #107706
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Very early Montana mining certificate! Inc in New York, Oct. 1864. No. 71, issued for 5,000 shares to company president George W. Abbe on July 20th, 1865 in New York. Signed by Abbe and secretary Jos. Grady. Not cancelled. Detailed allegorical vignette and fancy logo. Printed by Koeff Brothers, NY. Folds, some toning. 6 x 10.25" According to The American Mining Gazette Vol. 2, the company owned 1,300 feet of gold lodes , 3,700 feet of silver lodes, and 80 acres of valuable timber land in the vicinity of Bannack City. The company owned a mill in 1866 located on the Shober ledge and managed by David Worden. [Ref: Washington, Idaho, and Montana, 1890, Bancroft] State: Montana City: Bannack Date: 1865