McGregor Gold and Silver Mining Company #80333

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McGregor Gold and Silver Mining Company  #80333
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Location: Forest Queen Lode. Not listed in Dustman. # 50 for 20 shares to Sophia D Folsom. Signed by Josiah Hewes president and secretary (?). Dateline 1863 San Francisco. Incorporated July 28, 1863. Not cancelled. 25c Protest revenue stamp. Paddle wheel steam ship vignette. Well aged and difficult to read. Much writing on back about buying and selling. Includes Sophia's 'mark.' Sophia may have been married to George W, who worked several mines at SIlver City: Wuakegan Tunnel, Lady Franklin, Medina, etc. Hewes was a stockholder inthe IXL. His certificate was delinquent in 1868. [Thank you to Karen Dustman, local historian and author of the book "Silver Mountain City" (Clairitage Press) for background information on the mine and signatures.] State: California City: Silver Mountain, Silver Mountain District Date: 1863