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    Rare Colorado Mining Prospectus

    [Colorado Gold Mining]. Prospectus of the Black Hawk Gold Mining Company Mines in Black Hawk Colorado Territory. New York: Cox & Holloway [circa 1864]. First edition. Octavo. 15, [1, blank] pages. With lithographed map and three full-page wood engravings not reckoned within pagination. Original pink printed wrappers. Minor sunning to edge of wrappers, otherwise bright and fine. A rare and unusual item in superb condition.

    "It requires no labored mathematical calculation to demonstrate the immense product in gold which can be obtained from the extensive mines belonging to this company, by a liberal expenditure of capital, and the use of more powerful and more economical labor-saving machinery." (page 12). Shares of $100 each for a total capital of $50,000 was being solicited.


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