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Two J.B. Haggin Signed Dakota Mining Stock Certificates

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Two J.B. Haggin Signed Dakota Mining Stock Certificates
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1) Homestake Mining Company. Whitewood Mining District, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory. No. 2422, issued for 50 shares in 1880. Signed by JB Haggin as president. Stamp and punch cancelled. Signature is not punched. 2) Father De Smet Consolidated Gold Company. Black Hills, Lawrence Co., Dakota. No. A1397, issued for 100 shares in 1884. Also signed by Haggin as president, though his signature is punch cancelled. James Ben Ali Haggin was partner and collaborator with George Hearst in their mining conglomerate Hearst, Haggin, Tevis & Company. The Ontario mine was a major silver mine in the Uintah Mining District (near Park City, Utah). Hearst was talked into investing in it after his partnership and success with Marcus Daly in the Ophir Mine in Virginia City, Nevada. Before partnering with Hearst, Haggin was a very successful lawyer, California rancher, and horse breeder. Hearst, Haggin, Tevis & Company was one of the largest mining firms in the United States at the time with operations at the Anaconda Copper Mine in Montana, the Ontario silver mine in Park City, Utah, and the Homestake Mine in South Dakota, as well as Hearst's investments on the Comstock Lode. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Lawrence County, Dakota Territory HWAC# 58473