Arnold Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock and Receipt

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Arnold Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock and Receipt
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This is unusual in several ways. This is stock number 147 for 180 shares to Philip L. Horn. Signed by A Isador and Edward P Bates.Britton & Rey lithographers. Unusual design. 'ARNOLD' dominates this small certificate. Unusual in that the receipt for the stock is included! Incorporated in California with a home base in San Francisco. The stock is in nice condition. Fold bottom right, and some coloring issues. Heavy ink on the top has run. The following are excerpts from the James A Pritchard Report on the Arnold in November of 1888. "On the Arnold mine there appears two ledges on the surface, distant from each other about 100 feet....The vein or ore channel extends nearly north and south, it is of great width and remarkable in extent, it being traceable by bold croppings for a distance of six miles....The shaft is 110 feet deep or near
200 feet below the highest croppings of the ledge....The actual bullion produced by Ore crudely treated at the mine was at the average rate of $70.00 per ton." (Laguna Collection) Date: 1881 Location: Cedar Valley Mining District, Mohave County, Arizona HWAC# 59589