RARE Phoenix Gold Mining Company Stock, 1853 1853 [157336]

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RARE Phoenix Gold Mining Company Stock, 1853  1853  [157336]

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Early California Gold Rush stock certificate # 25 to Evert & Curtiss for 100 shares in 1853. Signed by LP Anderson president pro tem and RB Holt secretary. Six vignettes including a Native American dashing through the countryside on his horse. Creases. a bit of foxing along border. Top right corner is missing. Property was originally Sneath and Clay Mine; in its heyday produced $180,000. Holt may be related to MF Holt who an for Nevada City mayor in 1851. This area was a very important mining location during the height of the California Gold rush. Nevada City California Franklin Collection