Morro Hill Mining Co Stock, San Luis Obispo County, Cal. 1864 (111353)

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Morro Hill Mining Co Stock, San Luis Obispo County, Cal. 1864  (111353)
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Cert. #118, issued for 10 shares in 1864 to Charles Fernald and signed by E.W. Howe as president and Walter Murray as secretary. Datelined San Luis Obispo. Morro Mining District printed at top right. Two miners working underground at center. At top left, little circular stating, "Gold, $700, ton, Silver, $1000. ton". Underprint of "Morro Mining District" in red. A 20 ct. and a 5 ct. Internal revenue stamp at bottom left. According to the diggings.com, there were 51 mines located in the vicinity of Morro Bay. Copper was mined in the county along with quicksilver, with cinnabar discovered in 1862. This company was obviously focused on gold and silver. Towne & Bacon, printers. Uncancelled.

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: San Luis Obispo County