Todd Valley,CA - Placer County - c1867 - Hall & Allen, Bankers, Gold Dust Receipt :
Category:Collectibles / Historical Memorabilia
Start Price:200.00 USD
Estimated At:400.00 - 800.00 USD
120.00USD+ (21.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2011 Mar 16 @ 16:07UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Gold dust receipt for gold purchased by J.M. Miner, an agent for Hall and Allen Bankers at Todd's Valley. Hall and Allen also had bank branches at Auburn and Dutch Flat as noted on the certificate. Todd's Valley was named for F.W. Todd, a cousin of Mary Todd Lincoln, who opened a store there in 1849. The U.S. Post office there opened in the mid 1850’s, and the area remained a rich gold producer through at least the 1880’s, having produced millions of dollars in gold. This receipt is for 27 plus ounces of gold. Fine with rubber band stains on reverse.