Bret Harte Autograph Alta No. 2 Copper Mining Co. Stock 1863 [130540]

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Bret Harte Autograph Alta No. 2 Copper Mining Co. Stock 1863 [130540]
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Frank Bret Harte signs as secretary. Bret Harte an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. He and Mark Twain were the premier authors of the California Gold Rush and Nevada Silver Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he also wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches. #162 for 50 shares to Leander Sawyer on Sept. 22, 1863. Signed by Hart and president SA Parker This is the only Hart signed Alta stock that we are aware of!!! California seal and deer in forest vignettes. Located in Del Norte County and dateline San Francisco. Black on pink with white underprint $1,320,000. 25c Warehouse Recpt revenue stamp. Printed by Town & Bacon. No folds, edge, corner, pin hole or discoloration issues! Del Norte County California