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    Tombstone, Arizona: Documents Relating to Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company. Fifteen documents relating to the Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company, Tombstone, Arizona. 1) A carbon copy two-page typescript, 8.5" x 11", dated April 6, 1903, of a meeting of directors of the Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company. The business of the meeting consisted of E. B. Gage, the president of the company, submitting a report of the "present condition of the Company's operations" and an update concerning the company's "purchases of mining claims, property and machinery," etc. 2) A Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company Six Per Cent Special Contract Bond valued at $1,000, No. 1990, dated January 2, 1903, registered in the name of Miss Laurd Wick. The document, a 12 3/8" x 23.5"sheet folded in half and then folded three times, includes the Special Contract Bond certificate, 12 3/8" x 11.75", bearing the seal of the company and the signature of company president E. B. Gage, and 20 installment coupons worth $50. 3) An invoice on Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company billhead, 8.5" x 7", dated June 30, 1908, to the City of Tombstone for 55 cents for "labor by Machinists during month of June." The invoice was stamped in ink indicating payment on July 25, 1908. Included with the invoice is envelope, 6" x 3.5", bearing a printed image of the Consolidated Mines Company. 4) A typed letter on Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company letterhead, 8. 3/8" x 11", dated October 16, 1901, from W. F. Staunton to E. B. Gage, enclosing a letter (not included here) and a blue print of a drainage shaft from the American Bridge Company, and informing Gage that Staunton had requested new plans after criticizing original plans. The blueprint, 13.5" x 16.5", accompanies the letter, along with a canceled postal cover, 9 3/8" x 4 1/8", a Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company envelope, and a real photograph postcard, 5 3/8" x 3.5", of the shaft of the mines. 5) A typed letter on Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company letterhead, 8.25" x 10.5", dated October 18, 1901, from W. F. Staunton to E. B. Gage, regarding equipment that will be ordered. 6) Six typed letters, 8.5" x 11", from individuals accepting the position of director of the company to which they were elected on April 6, 1903. Only two of the letters are dated, one is May 4, 1903 and the other is April 8, 1903. Around 1900, with Tombstone's mining interests declining, several mines joined together to form the Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company, with Gage as president and Staunton serving as general manager. Gage was one of the most successful mine operators in Arizona. These documents provide a glimpse of the mining business in Tombstone. All of the documents are in good condition.

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