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People's Ice Company Stock Certificates (107105)

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People's Ice Company Stock Certificates   (107105)
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Lot of 2. Inc. June 1875. One unissued and one issued. No. 90, issued for 7 shares to R.W. Clinch on Feb. 8th, 1877 in San Francisco. Signed by the president, John Cashin, and secretary Sweeney. Star cancels thru signatures, as usual. Vignette of ice house on lake by African-American lithographer Grafton T. Brown. 4.25 x 9" Folds, creases, toning. Ice was a valuable commodity in the 1870’s. It was used in the mines at Virginia City as the underground temperatures were stifling. Ice was also used to refrigerate rail cars to ship California produce to the east. The lakes near Truckee and Donner Pass would freeze over in the winters and the ice was cut into blocks and stored in the ice house. Nine different ice companies operated at Boca alone. Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1877
State/Country: California
City/County: Truckee/Boca