Koolean Quartz Mining Company Stock, Gold Flat, Nevada Co. 1863 (111398)

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Koolean Quartz Mining Company Stock, Gold Flat, Nevada Co. 1863  (111398)
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Issued at Nevada (City), California in 1863. Thomas P. Hawley bot cert. #2 for 50 shares. Signed by L.C. Williams as president and Hawley as secretary. Eureka seal vignette. The diggings at Gold Flat were discovered in 1850 and by 1851, a camp had developed with a population of about 300. Gold Flat was located about 1 mile south of Nevada City. According to Bean, some mines were yielding as much as $180 per ton in 1862. The certificate has black print on pink tinted paper and a 25 cent revenue stamp at the left. VF. Uncancelled.

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Nevada County