Wheeler Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate (104301)

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Wheeler Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate   (104301)
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Inc. in Colorado. No. 48, issued for 200 shares to Kimberly on Fed. 24th, 1881 in Denver. Signed by B. Clark Wheeler as president and E. Butler as secretary. Not cancelled. Very attractive and small certificate. Reb, black, and gold border, red title, and black print. No vignette, but golden state seal underprint. Printed by Hildreth Printing House, Denver. 3.25 x 7.25" Excellent condition. B. Clark Wheeler was a founding pioneer of Aspen and gave it its name. Wheeler arrived in “Ute City” in 1880 and purchased several mining claims. He surveyed a new town site and formed a town company. He owned several businesses in Aspen and promoted it heavily. This mining company owned the Ruby Lode situated on Aspen Mountain, Roaring Forks District, .75 miles from Aspen. Located in 1879. Assayed at 100 ounces of silver per ton. Developed by two tunnels. [Corregan & Lingane, 1883, pg. 586] Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1881
State/Country: Colorado
City/County: Aspen, Pitkin County