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Best & Belcher 1870's Receipt Book

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Best & Belcher 1870's Receipt Book
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The Best & Belcher was originally staked in 1859 have about 224 feet. It lay between the Consolidated Virginia and the Could & Curry mines. In 1865 it was shut down. The mine reopened in 1872. It never paid a dividend and showed little production despite being between two of the greatest Comstock mines. 1878 book. Cover is a bright mosaic with 'Best & Belcher Mining Company' glued to front. 10 x 11". Eighteen stubs: most to Gillig. One to Bonner. Definitely Virginia City! Roughly 86 pages of receipts (258 receipts). Cover and spine have wear spots. State: Nevada City: Virginia City, Storey Date: HWAC# 99640