Humboldt River Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate #107737

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Humboldt River Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  #107737
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"Situated in Sierra Mining District, Humboldt County, Nevada" (printed under vignette). Inc. in New York. No. 576, issued for three shares to Theodore Young on Oct. 31st, 1866 in New York. Signed by president Hogeboom and secretary F. Borrell. Not cancelled. Black border and print, vignette of three prospectors. Small vignette of dog next to safe. Printed by ES Dodge & Co., NY. 25 cent adhesive stamp attached at left. Deep folds, creases, toning. 7.75 x 11.5" According to Thompson & West (1881), the Sierra District of Humboldt County "was organized in January, 1863, and is one of the cluster in the vicinity of Unionville, which is about twenty-three miles to the southwest. The Central Pacific Railroad and the Humboldt Canal run through the district. The town of Dun Glen, in the center of the district, is about five miles from the river." This mining district is not described by Tingley. No articles found on CDNC or newspapers.com.
State: Nevada City: Humboldt County, Sierra Mining District Date: 1866