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Haul-Off and Jump-Up Mining Company Stock

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:750.00 USD Estimated At:1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD
Haul-Off and Jump-Up Mining Company Stock
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We can't decide what is more interesting about this certificate: the name, the incredibly early date or the person who bought this certificate! The Haul-Off and Jump-Off Mining Company was located on the Fine Ledge. This is cert #40 for 8 shares to John Vignot. It is signed by CS Ellis and LW Donaldson. HS Crocker printer. Location: Devil's Gate Mining District. Dateline VIrginia City April 16, 1861. Not cancelled. Discoloration on edges and a few small tears. Over all Fine! John Vignot's cabin built in 1859 was one of the first four or five substantial buildings at Gold Hill. In 1861 he and three others, Including McLaughlin, surveyed the area around Gold Hill for water. L William Donaldson, WW Caperton and the Ophir Mining Company on August 12, 1861 sold land with water privileges and mill sites between Virginia City and American Flat to the Washoe Turnpike Company. In the 1861 Nevada Directory Ellis was owner of the Virginia Saloon. Donaldson, Ellis and Vignot can all be found mentioned throughout the book "Records of Carson County in the Utah and Nevada Territories" by Ellison. Prag Collection State: Nevada City: Devil's Gate Mining District Date: 1861 HWAC# 84517