Otsego Silver Mining Company Stock (86747)

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Otsego Silver Mining Company Stock   (86747)
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# 138 for 1000 shares to Elizabeth Beekman. Signed by James Cook and David Beekman. Dateline New York 1873. Three allegorical and mining vignettes. Not cancelled. "The Otsego Silver Mining Company owning the Gold Hill, May Flower and Tessora mines has shipped about 1,000 tons of ore to the Tintic Mill and Mining Company's mill up to January 1 1874, The shaft on the May Flower is 130 feet deep and three levels respectively 75, 25 and 35 feet long have been run from it. The May Flower tunnel, connecting with the Gold Hill shaft, which is down 90 feet is 316 feet in length near the end of which is sunk May Flower shaft No 2, to a depth of 30 feet. The Tessora has a shaft sunk on it to a depth of 140 feet with drifts running in opposite directions on the vein." [Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories West, 1874] Great mine with serious condition issues (please see photo). Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1873
State/Country: Utah
City/County: Tintic