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South-Western and Arkansas Mining Company Stock Certificate 2

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South-Western and Arkansas Mining Company Stock Certificate 2
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This small sized silver company stock certificate measures 4 x 7.25". Number 525 issued to Ann A Worthen for $100 (NOT SHARES). Signed by president Thomas Minton(?) and George A Worthen as secretary. The original Kellogg mine was opened in 1840 south of Kellogg Creek by the South Western and Arkansas Mining Company, under a lease from Benjamin Kellogg. It was followed by several other mines on both sides of the creek; they all ceased operations before 1852. Operations in this period yielded up to 500 tons of lead-silver concentrate, valued at $90 to $100 per ton, all of which was shipped for processing to Liverpool, England. [Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture online] See also Whitney Page 115. The company was incorporated in Arkansas in 1849. VF+. No real condition issues accept small holes where the stock was endorsed on the back. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1853 Location: Arkansas HWAC# 57316