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Emerald Mining Company Stock Certificate Issued to EB Gage (116127)

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Emerald Mining Company Stock Certificate Issued to EB Gage  (116127)
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Location: Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, A.T. Inc. March 22, 1882. No. 62, issued for 1,000 shares to EB Gage on June 5th, 1883 in Tombstone. Signed by president Haynes and secretary Street. Not cancelled. Ornate green printing. 4.5 x 8" Horizontal fold. Very fine. Information on the company could not be located. EB Gage was a prominent Tombstone citizen and associate of Wyatt Earp. He was a superintendent of the Grand Central Mining Company, prominent entrepreneur, and developer of Tombstone Consolidated Mines in 1901. He was a prominent mining engineer and entrepreneur and was one of the notable Tombstone residents from the early days of the towns mining boom. He was primarily responsible for the second boom in 1886 when he discovered a way to rid the mines of the flooding which ended much of the town's success in 1881. Gage also helped transform Tempe from a sleepy rural village and organized the Tempe Land and Improvement Company.

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Country (if not USA):
State: Arizona
City/County: Tombstone
Date: 1883