Rocky-Bar Mining Stock 1854 [160131]

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:1,000.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Rocky-Bar Mining Stock  1854  [160131]

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Certificate No. 1278 for 2 shares made out to Thomas Houston dated Nov. 21, 1854. The mine is located on the middle fork of the American River, about seventy miles from Sacramento City in El Dorado County. The Company was capitalized at $1,000,000; 10,000 shares at $100 each and incorporated in New York in November of 1850. This was the first California Mining prospectus in the Gold country. California Franklin Collection