Rainy Mining Company Stock Certificate, Monte Cristo, WA, 1898

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Rainy Mining Company Stock Certificate, Monte Cristo, WA, 1898
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Rare. Inc. in Washington. No. 567, issued for 100 shares to C.F. Meek on April 6, 1898. Signed by the president, Charles L. Colby, secretary Rand, and registrar Sandford. Not cancelled. Two underground mining vignettes and ornate border. Printed by International Bank Note Co. Folds, very fine condition. In 1891, Colby was one of a group of New York investors who formed The Monte Cristo, Pride of the Mountains, and Rainy Mining companies, along with the United Concentration Company to erect a plant to process the ore into concentrates to reduce shipping costs. John F. Birney, tried in 1914 to restore the Rainy Mine across Glacier Creek. [Ref: http://www.historylink.org/File/8404] (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Monte Cristo, Washington HWAC# 58540