Oro Fino Gold and Silver Mining Company Bond, 1865 #90426

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Oro Fino Gold and Silver Mining Company Bond, 1865   #90426
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$1000 Bond cert. # 63 issued in 1865. The company operated the Oro Fino, Mammoth, Knickerbocker and Chrysopolis lodes near the Owen's River in the Inyo Mining District. It also owned the Town Site of Chrysopolis (The lodes and the town site are listed on the bond as properties securing the bond. Although the bond certificate states that the properties were in Tulare County, Chrysopolis is listed in Inyo County in" Western Post Offices Volume 1"- The West by Helbock. The Chrysopolis post office only operated between 1866-1867, just after our bond was issued. The bond is in VF condition with a tiny hole at intersection of folds. Three vignettes and a fifty cent mortgage U.S. Internal Revenue stamp with George Washington at center. Uncancelled. Scarce. State: California City: Inyo, Owens River area Date: 1865