St. Croix Cons. Copper Mines of Superior Stock Certificate (104251)

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St. Croix Cons. Copper Mines of Superior Stock Certificate   (104251)
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Inc. in Wisconsin, 1899. No. 173, issued for 100 shares to Elmer Nichols on April 9th, 1901. Signed by president James Elliot and the secretary. Not cancelled. Green border and background, gold seal, black print. One 1 cent documentary stamp attached in the upper right. Folds, light wear. 8.5 x 12" According to an article in the Bessemer Herald (May 4th, 1901), the company had 25,000 acres of land with mineral showing in the St. Croix range, located in Douglas County, Wisconsin. The article says attention to the St. Croix is booming, predicting several townsites to pop up and railroads built that summer, and compares it to Michigan copper lands. The company is working twelve locations with promising finds on the surface. Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1901
State/Country: Wisconsin
City/County: Superior