San Francisco Mint Gold Rush Bullion Memorandum, 1855

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San Francisco Mint Gold Rush Bullion Memorandum, 1855
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No. 8545. Deposit of 26 oz. California gold grains on Sept. 24, 1855 by William Kimble (probably misspelled and should be "Kimball"). .8905 fineness, total value $460.95. Signed by Cahill for Treasurer of the Branch Mint. Condition issues: Folds, heavy soiling, holes, water damage along bottom. But...this sheet does come with some background information. Included is a 1969 issue of Black & Veatch News & Views (Kansas City) with an article highlighting Ralph Hardman and his numismatic hobby. This assay sheet was given to him in 1958 folded in a coin purse. William Kimble, the depositor, was Hardman's great-great-grandfather. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: San Francisco, California HWAC# 57672