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Jefferson County, MT Billheads & Manuscripts & Mining Documents (70) [140864]

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Jefferson County, MT Billheads & Manuscripts & Mining Documents (70) [140864]
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Lot of approx. 70 Billheads/letterheads from various enterprises throughout Jefferson County, MT c. 1887 - 1910. Included are several pieces of correspondence from the Alhambra Wood Flume Co/Alhambra Springs to the renowned A.M. Holter Hardware Co/Helena dated 1887. Possible highlights of this wonderful western Americana collection is correspondence & Prospectus booklets for the Montana Verde Copper Co. of Bernice, dated 1902 along with five mining reports for the Dailey Group of Mine Claims in Jefferson County, undated but likely c. 1900. Several mining claim deeds issued by Jefferson County c. 1887 as well as many manuscripts round out this unique look into Montana's past. Along with Alhambra/Alhambra Springs and Bernice, remaining communities represented are Whitehall, Gregory, Hassel, Beaver Creek, Boulder, Cardwell, Comet, Corbin, Prickly Pear, Jefferson Island, Saint Louis, and Lump (Lump Gulch). Note: Jefferson County, located in southwestern MT, was one of the nine original counties founded in 1865 when MT was still a US Territory. It is named after President Thomas Jefferson. Boulder is the county seat.

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State: Montana
City: Jefferson County
Provenance: Stuart MacKenzie Montana Collection