Unexpected Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate #100998

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Unexpected Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate  #100998
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Mount Diablo, Contra Costa County (printed under vignette). Inc. Sept. 1863. No. 86, issued for 56 shares to C. Storm on Nov. 20, 1863 in San Francisco. Signed by president James Berry and secretary T.B. Robinson. Not cancelled. Black border and print. Fancy logo. Three vignettes: allegorical women (left), American flag (bottom center), and dogs chasing buck (top center). Printed by Robbins & Co. One 25 cent IR adhesive stamp at bottom left, pen cancelled. Folds. Very nice. 5.5 x 10" Not in Filer or Holabird indexes. Listed as one of the copper mines in the Clayton District, on and near Mt. Zion and Eagle Peak. [Ref: Geology and mineral deposits of Mount Diablo, Contra Costa County, California, pg. 27] Not found on CDNC. Multiple James Berry listings in the 1863 SF Directory, incl. blacksmith, shoemaker, and laborer. Thomas B. Robinson is listed as a stevedore. Browne (1868) focuses on the coal mines at Mt. Diablo. State: California City: Contra Costa County, Mount Diablo Date: 1863