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Lost Louisiana Mining Company Stock - An American Myth

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Lost Louisiana Mining Company Stock - An American Myth
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# 1113 for 100 shares to CG Grove. Signed by John Fulton and president Orson Hager. Dateline 1887. Incorporated in Nebraska. Reverse states "This stock is base on the East Golconda claims and lodes known as the Old Spanish Digs size 600 by 1000 feet. Fancy gold underprint. Three mining and milling vignettes. Large gold seal rests over left vignette. Not cancelled. Seven holes punched as part of the stock certificate. Corner folds and fold intersection nicks. Overall nice! "The Lost Louisiana Mine is an American legend about buried Spanish treasure that has been sought since the Victorian era, primarily in Arkansas’s Ouachita and Ozark mountains regions. The legend’s core narrative is that a Spanish expedition concealed a rich gold mine in the wilderness of Spain’s Louisiana colony (hence the name), and in returning to New Orleans, all but one of the party was killed by Indians. In the early twentieth century, variants of the legend attributed the treasure to either Freemasons or Sephardic Jews exiled from Spain who brought a fortune in gold and jewels with them, or a Catholic or Aztec trove brought from Spanish Mexico. Such Spanish treasure legends were once part of a deeply anti-Spanish bias in Europe and North America, referred to by historians as “The Black Legend,” which demonized Spanish empire-building." [Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture online.] Prag Collection State: Arkansas City: Bear Mountain Mining District Date: 1887 HWAC# 83966