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New York & Boston Silver Lead Company Stock, Pennsylvania, 1864 (111370)

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New York & Boston Silver Lead Company Stock, Pennsylvania, 1864  (111370)
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100.00USDto 6****A+ (25.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 15 @ 10:11UTC-8 : PST
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Cert. #227, issued for 150 shares to Stebbins & Bloodgood in 1864. Signed by the company officers (illeg). All of the lead and zinc mines of Chester County were located near Phoenixville, 25 miles west of Philadelphia, near the Schuylkill River. The New York and Boston Silver Lead Company consolidated mining properties in 1864, including the Wheatley, Brookdale, Charlestown and the Morris. The company did considerable work reopening the Wheatly and Brookdale in 1864 and 1865. All lead and zinc mining was abandoned in the county by 1870 (Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, 1922). Revenue stamp at right. Red pen cancelled.

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State: Pennsylvania
City/County: Chester County
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