Butte Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock (84522)

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Butte Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock   (84522)
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Early number 17 to AK Stearns for 10 shares, Signed by James L Pond and president JWE Felt. Incorporated and datelined 1863. Location: Clyde Ledge, Reese River Mining District, Lander Co., N. T. 25c Power of Att'y Revenue Stamp. Not cancelled. Ornate logo and border, no vignette. Printed by Kenny & Alexander, SF. Pinholes left side. No edge, corner or discoloration issues. A. K. Stearns was an original discoverer of the Clyde Ledge in the Amador Mining District. The oldest mining district in eastern Nevada. The Amador portion, 6 miles north of Austin around New York Canyon, joined and was later incorporated into the Reese River district. Stearns was a trustee of the Butte Gold & Silver mine. He was also a superintendent of the Stearns Gold & Silver mine in this same area. Pond was a secretary of several Austin, Nevada mining companies. In 1876, with the help of London backers, he purchased a large acreage of mining land on the Feather River. He became the superintendent of the Tsabinda Mine. Prag Collection

Date: 1863
State/Country: Nevada
City/County: Reese River