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Middle Yuba Canal & Water Company Stock Signed by Judson (107029)

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Middle Yuba Canal & Water Company Stock Signed by Judson   (107029)
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Unissued but signed by Egbert Judson as president. Judson formed the Judson Explosives and Powder Company in 1890 after partnering with the Giant Powder Company in San Francisco. The two plants were adjacent to each other, and Judson had provided Giant with acids to manufacture their dynamite. This stock has a dateline of North San Juan, Nevada County, Cal. Inc. Sept. 1859. Black border and print on thin paper, hydraulic mining vignette. Lith. Britton & Co., SF. Pinholes, some toning. Stub attached. 4.25 x 9" The Middle Yuba Canal & Water Co. merged with the Eureka Lake Water Co. in 1865 to form the Eureka Lake & Yuba Canal Co. The Middle Yuba's canal went from the North San Juan, along the south side of the Middle Yuba to its junction with the Main Yuba, then on the SE side of the Main Yuba past Sebastopol, Manzanita Hill, Sweetlands, Buckeye, Birchville, and French Corral, a distance of six miles. The consolidated company's property included 100 miles of flumes and ditches. [Ref: House Documents Volume 21, Vol 256, 1868, pg. 184-85] Ken Prag Collection

Date: c1860s
State/Country: California
City/County: Nevada County