Ruhling & Co. Assay Office Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Ruhling & Co. Assay Office Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada
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Memorandum of Gold and Silver Bullion number 8853 deposited by Summit Mill. A Nevada 5c revenue stamp is at the top left and the bottom is signed by E. Ruhling & Co. The receipt has a total of $384.91 and $1.10 in fees. The Condition is very good with some slight creases. E. Ruhling was an assayer and banker in San Francisco, CA & Virginia City, Hold Hill and Hamilton, Nevada. Ruhling was born in Hamburg, Germany and began to establish himself in San Francisco around 1858. By 1861, Ruhling was working and residing in Nevada. His business partner in 1862 was H.V.S. McCullough in the firm of Ed Ruhling & Co Bankers and Assayers in Virginia, Nevada Territory. In 1869, Ruhling operated an assay office at the new silver mining camp of Hamilton in eastern Nevada. Ruhling’s business was bought out by McCullough in March, 1871. The Ruhling Assay Office was given the order for making the last (gold) spike for the transcontinental railroad- the original is located at Stanford University.

City: Virginia City
State: Nevada,
Date: 1869

FHWAC#: 24832