Twenty-One Gold Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate (107822)

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Twenty-One Gold Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107822)
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Located in Sierra Co. (printed under title). Inc. in 1863. No. 126, issued for 50 shares to Chas. A. Peake on May 16th, 1865 in Sacramento City. Signed by president R. Brown and secretary Glover. No cancelled. Black border and print and two vignettes: eagle with flag (top center) and bare-breasted allegorical woman (at left). Printed by Union Job Print. 25 cent adhesive revenue stamp at upper left. Folds, toning. 5.5 x 10" The company's operation was on Kanaka Creek one mile below Alleghany. They built a four-stamp mill that was idle by 1867 (Browne, 1868). In later years, the property was leased to the North American Exploration Co. Total production was about $100,000 from high-grade pockets. The property later became part of the Original Sixteen to One Mine (MacBoyle, 1920). RT Brown was a dry goods merchant in Sacramento in 1853 (Sacramento Directory).

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Sierra County, Alleghany
Date: 1865