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Echo Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate (107044)

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Echo Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate   (107044)
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Gold Hill District, Nevada Territory (printed under title). Inc. April 22nd, 1863. No. 218, issued for five shares to P. Cailue on Aug. 26th, 1863 in San Francisco. Signed by president Fred. L. Caslle and secretary N. Shiverick. Not cancelled. Black border and print, vignette of women sitting on hill with a mine in the distance. Lith. Britton & Co., San Francisco. 25 cent US IR adhesive stamp attached on the left border. Folds, creases, light toning. 5.5 x 9.5" Listed in 1864 Langley with office at 605 Clay. Listed in 1864 Collins with a different secretary (CC Harvey). Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) bought shares in this company, as evidenced by a Daily Alta California Nov. 26th, 1863 article that warns the public from buying certain certificates of the company that had been sold for assessments. S.L. Clemens is listed as owning certificates No. 114, 110, and 212 (just six before this one!). Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1863
State/Country: Nevada
City/County: Comstock, Gold Hill