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    Lloyd Tevis, Dakota Territory, Homestake Mining Company Autographed Stock Lloyd Tevis (1824-1899), capitalist. In 1849, he joined the gold rush to California and tried his luck in the diggings. Having little success, he formed a partnership with James Ben Ali Haggin. Their law partnership grew into one of business and finance rather than law. He promoted the Southern Pacific and was president in 1869-70. Owner of many gold and silver mines including partners with George Hearst in Homestake mine and chief owner of the Anaconda Copper Properties in Montana. Later, the Tevis share was sold to a syndicate headed by John D. Rockefeller for $8 million for his share. This Homestake Mining Co. 1899 stock has a nice uncancelled signature of Tevis as president. Rare. Minor ink spot, otherwise excellent condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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