Eureka Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock (106536)

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Eureka Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock   (106536)
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No. 45 for 10 shares to Frank Cooper. Signed by JW Clark and FJ Owens(?). Dateline San Francisco August 19th, 1863. Incorporated August 3, 1863. California seal vignette. No printer. 25c Protest revenue stamp. Location of mine; Silver Mountain District, Amador County, Cal. Not cancelled. No pin hole, edge, corner or discoloration issues. A claim identified as being in the Silver Mountain Mining District in 1864 [per Calif. Division of Mines & Geology listing in "Mines and Mineral Resources of Alpine County" by William B. Clark]. Frank Cooper was one of the original Commissioners charged with designating the election precincts in newly-formed Alpine Co. (1864 "Alpine County Bill"; see 1864 Aug 11; see also Board of Supervisors Minutes, Book "A", page 1; and see text of “Alpine County Bill” printed in 1864 July 30 MG). [Thank you to Karen Dustman, local historian and author of the book "Silver Mountain City" (Clairitage Press) for background information on the mine and signatures.]

Date: 1863
State/Country: California
City/County: Silver Mountain Eureka