Orange Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate #107741

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Orange Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate  #107741
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Eureka District, Lander County, Nev. (printed at upper right). Incorporated December 30, 1872. Cert # 78, issued to company president JA Nesbitt on March 9th, 1877 in San Francisco. Signed by Secretary E. N. Rixford and Nesbitt. Not cancelled. Black border and print. Very fancy logo with man on horse. Folds, light wear. 5.25 x 9.25" The Daily Alta California reported on June 10, 1873 that the Orange Consolidated had found a ledge at the 350' level. The vein was white quartz with bluish silver ore. It will assay for about $100. The Eureka Mining District was located on September of 1864. The curious prospectors took some the specimens and ran a test in their fire. The result caused them the shout the Greek word “eureka!” and the name of the area stuck [Ref: Carlson, Nevada Place Names, 1974, p. 110]. State: Nevada City: Lander County Date: 1877