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    Pacific Coast Live-Stock Owner's Mutual Protective Association, Certificate of Membership, 1890. One page. 17" x 14", April 3, 1890, Monterey, California. The certificate, numbered "1010", has engravings of beef, goat, sheep, hogs, and a horse and is surrounded by a richly ornamented border. The document was issued to C. E. Chapman and is signed by G. W. Gallemar as secretary and B. V. Sargent as president.

    B. V. Sargent, born in Grafton, New Hampshire, arrived in San Francisco in 1849 and immediately went to work in the mines on Mokelumne River. Later that year, he moved to San Jose, where he operated a hotel. In the fall of 1850 Sargent and his three brothers settled in San Joaquin County and went into the stock business as "Sargent Brothers" amassing large land and cattle holdings throughout the state.

    Condition: Folds and light staining, else fine.

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