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    1867 Montana Territory Gold Mine Claim. Gold was first struck in Beaverhead County, Montana in 1862. The site became known as Bannack City, and the busy town briefly served as the capital of Montana Territory in 1864. This partly printed 8 x 3.5" claim check states that on May 27, 1867, George Chacksfield was granted a 200-foot claim "on the Tariff Lode." Right edge is tattered; does not affect print or writing.


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    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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