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D. Lundbom Assay Receipt

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D. Lundbom Assay Receipt
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On the next page is an early 1867 assay receipt from the assay office of D. Lundbom dated July 22, 1867. This is the assay receipt from a submitted pulp specimen which was deposited by Thomas Cox. It is assay certificate number 2856. The receipt has a small thin black border and two vignettes; one of a lady and a small miner vignette. President Lundbom's signature is on the bottom right. In addition there is a green five cent Nevada revenue stamp signed by Lundbom. I am not sure where Thomas Cox got his ore, but I do know he was intimately involved with mining. He was a lawyer, and a lawyer in 1867 in Nevada meant litigation! He was famous as a Washoe County lawyer (not Lander County!). Thomas Fitch (the great orator) and Cox (the great counselor) were often pitted on opposite sides. This is the assay receipt from a submitted pulp specimen which was deposited by Thomas Cox. It is assay certificate number 2856. The receipt has a small thin black border and two vignettes; one of a lady and a small miner vignette. President Lundbom's signature is on the bottom right. In addition there is a green five cent Nevada revenue stamp signed by Lundbom. Staining on bottom right. State: Nevada City: Austin, Lander Date: HWAC# 99381