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Tombstone Mill and Mining Company Stock Certificate (116129)

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Tombstone Mill and Mining Company Stock Certificate  (116129)
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Location of Property, Tombstone District, Pima County, Arizona (printed at bottom center). Inc. in Connecticut. No. 3257, issued for 100 shares to Charles Walton on Nov. 22nd, 1883. Signed by Corbin, Gallagher and Burnham. Not cancelled. Vignette in upper right corner of 3 Native Americans on a cliff overlooking a train below; the left corner has scene of a Native American seated, bow over his shoulder. Narrow margin on pale green paper. Folds, pinholes. In 1881 the Corbin mill, named in honor of the treasurer of the company, was operating. It became the property of TM&MC. In 1879 Governor A.P.K. Safford visited the camp and together with Frank Corbin of New Britain, Connecticut, he organized the Tombstone Mill & Mining Company and commissioned Richard K. Gird to erect a stamp and amalgamating mill, which was completed in 1879. In March 1880, the Schieffelin interest in the TM&MC was bought out by a syndicate consisting of the Corbin brothers and others. Burchard (1883) states that the Tombstone Mill & Mining Company, which comprises the Tough Nut, Good Enough, Lucky Cuss, D tense, Survey, Tribute, West Side, East Side, No.2, Owl's Nest, and Owl's Nest Last Hoot mines, and two mills located at Charleston, with a 30 stamp capacity. It was one of the largest mining properties in the Territory. Its bullion output for the year was $840,000.

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Country (if not USA):
State: Arizona
City/County: Tombstone
Date: 1883