Lot 187: Mitchell Mining Company ephemera

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Lot 187: Author: N/A; Title: Three ephemeral pieces relating to the Mitchell Mining Company; Place Published: N/A; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: c.1902-1907; Description: Includes: Printed "Copy of Report of Prof. Robert T. Hill, secured for several friends and himself, and published at the request of The Mitchell Mining Company." 4 pp., on both sides of two sheets of paper. (A little browned, a few slight corner chips.) Dec. 24th, 1902. * Prospectus for the "Mitchell Mining Company (La Dicha Mining & Smelting Co. of Mexico." 4 pp., single folded sheet. (1st page slightly browned.) No date. * Certificate for 100 shares of stock in the Mitchell Mining Company, with engraving of miners underground, signed by the 2nd vice president and assistant secretary of the company. 1907. Together, 3 items.Though headquartered in Los Angeles, the company was incorporated in Arizona, and the mines were located in Guerrero, Mexico, about 40 miles north of Acapulco. Condition: Very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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