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    Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate. One partially-printed page, 11.25" x 6", El Dorado County, California, January 24, 1853. This unused certificate acknowledges the bearer as the "proprietor of One Shares [$50] of the Capital Stock of the Eureka Quartz Mining Company . . . entitled to the undivided pro rata part of the Capital Stock and profits of said Company." Signed by James A. Shorb as president and E.H. Cornwall as secretary.

    Situated near Woodside, California, the mine operated for several decades before closing sometime around 1882. Following its closure, a second mine was opened near Placerville.

    Condition: Two vertical folds with scattered foxing spots.


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