Madison County, MT Billheads & Manuscripts (30+) [140863]

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Madison County, MT Billheads & Manuscripts (30+) [140863]
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Lot of over 30 billheads & letterheads from various enterprises throughout Madison County, MT from the early 20th century. Examples include correspondence from Burnside & Forsyth wine/liquor/cigar store in Lakeview, dated 1901, and three pieces from Mackel Bros. hay/horses/pasturing company dated 1909 - 1911. Unique to this unusual collection is a booklet, c. 1908, describing the McKee Property and it's mining potential including maps and a gold & silver assay from Lewis & Walker Assayers and Chemists. Also included is a four page Description and Statistical Repot Upon the Mines of Madison County, dated 1888. Many more manuscripts dated 1879 into the early 1900s round out this fascinating collection. Communities represented include Nevada City, Iron Rod, Jeffers, Junction, Lakeview, Lewis, Lyon, McAllister, Mammoth, Adobetown, Willow Creek, Silver Star, Washington Bar, Ruby, Salisbury, Sand Creek, Ferguson, Revenue, Puller Springs, and Rochester. Note: Madison County, located in the state's southwestern corner, was founded in 1865 as one the nine original Territorial counties. The county seat is Virginia City.

Country (if not USA):
State: Montana
City: Madison County
Provenance: Stuart MacKenzie Montana Collection