Beautiful certificate from the Cash Boy Consolidated Mining Company
issued in 1915. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company name. This item has the signatures of the Company’s President, A. S. Ross and Secretary, E. H. Mead and is over 94 years old.
Mines Handbook - 1916
CASH BOY CONSOLIDATED MINING CO. NEVADA
Tonopah, Nev. A. S. Ross, pres.; M. M. Johnson, v. p.; E. H. Mead, sec.-treas.-mgr., with H. S. Knight, L. A. Blakeslee, directors. Inc. March 21, 1914, in Nev. Cap., $2,000,000; shares $1 par, all outstanding, assessable; 5th assessment, Ic per share, called Jan. 15, 1916. Annual meeting November 21. Listed on New York Curb and San Francisco Exchange. Company is a reorganization of the Tonopah Cash Boy Cons. Mng. Co., which suspended operations in 1914 with debts of $3,476 and 76,870 shares in the treasury. Financial statement of Cash Boy for period Nov. 21, 1914, to March 21, 1916, shows receipts of $80,694, which includes: assessments, $80,000; ore shipments $620; royalties, $74. Cash on hand, $9,870.
Property: several fractions, patented, 30 acres, at Tonopah, Nye Co., adjoin the Tonopah Merger on the west, Tonopah Victor on the south, and Tonopah Extension on the north. Ore: gold-silver, occurs in narrow stringers, E.-W. course and dip about 35° in rhyolite. Average assays said to be about $15 per ton.
Development: 1,480' vertical shaft, with most of the recent work on the 1,350' and 1,450' levels, where drifting and crosscutting is being done, but with unsatisfactory results. Equipment: includes a 75-h. p. electric hoist and a 3-drill air compressor.
Production: for 1915 amounted to 150 tons ore, said to assay $15 per ton. There are no ore reserves. Property is a prospect.