Personal Survey Book & Miner's Notes c.1896-1916 [175571]

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Personal Survey Book & Miner's Notes c.1896-1916    [175571]
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Personal field book of Arthur J Downing, with mining and prospecting data, c. 1896-1916. The first few pages appear to be missing. There is a folded index sheet. Entries include: 1900-08, BC Canada Nelson etc. 1905 Tonopah, Goldfield, NV and Northern California. 1906-08 Northern Nevada, Northeast California, Southeast Oregon. 1909-10 Sahasta and Siskiyou counties, CA. 1911-12 Modoc, CA and Southeast Oregon. 1913-15 B C, Canada, Nelson. 1916-17 Alaska and Trinity county. Some specific mines mentioned include Franklin in Siskiyou, Brown Bear in Trinity, Uncle Sam in Kennett and a whole list of B C properties. He may have worked for Dome Mines in 1918. Assays for bullion in Tonopah show about 0.2 oz/ton gold and 6-50 oz/ton for mercury. There is a 4 leaf clover pressed into the book. California