Beautiful certificate from the Cosmos Gold Mining Company
issued in 1899. This historic document was printed by the Pueblo Litho & Prtg Co. This item has been hand signed by the Company's President, Edward Parker, and Secretary, R. C. Thayer and is over 112 years old. The official manual of the Cripple Creek district, Colorado - 1910 The Cosmos Gold Mining Company. Incorporated January, 1899 H. J. Hagerman President R. C. Thayer Secretary and Treasurer K. R. Babbitt. Sam Strong. Main Office--5 Giddings building; transfer, International Trust Company, Colorado Springs, Colorado. 1,000,000 shares. Par value, $1.00. In treasurv January 1, 1900, 75,000 shares; in treasury January 1, 1900, $300.00 cash. Owns the Nessie Box, 10 1-3 acres, in the N. 13. 1-4 section 26, township 15 south, range 70 west, patented, just west of Mound City; also the Christopher Columbus Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, containing about 40 acres, patented. north of Rhyolite mountain. As these last-mentioned claims are outside of the Manual territory they can not be shown thereon. There is about 350 feet of incline on the Nessie Box, and 500 feet of tunneling and shafts on the Christopher Columbus group. Highest price of stock during 1899, $9.50 per M. History from StockResearch.pro
(Professional Old Stock Certificate Research Service).