Beautiful mining stock certificate from the Gold Hill Gold Mining Company issued in 1899. This historic document has an ornate border around it with an image of an miners working underground. This item has the signatures of the Company's V. President, Wm. T. Gauss and Secretary, and is over 113 years old. Staple hole in upper left corner.
The Official Manual of the Cripple Creek District, Colorado, U. S. A - 1900 Incorporated February 10, 1896. Directors J. M. Downing President Wm. T. Gauss Vice-President A. I. Moulder Secretary I. S. Cheesmau Treasurer Main Office--Equitable Building, Denver, Colorado; branch office, 2 and 4 Bank Building, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Capitalization 1,500,000 shares. Par value, $1.00. In treasury January 1, 1900, 175,000 shares; in treasury January 1, 1900, $750.00 cash. Property Owns Irene and Ajax claims, containing 17.97 acres, situated in the . E. 1-1 section 13, in Poverty gulch. Patented. Development The i)roperty is developed by lessees. There is a 105-foot double-compartment shaft on the Ajax claim, and a 130-foot shaft on the Irene claim, and the work is steadily going on. In April, 1900, a contract was let to sink the shaft to 200 feet and a new plant of machinery has been installed. Highest price for stock during 1S99, 4 5-8 cents; lowest price for stock during 1899, 2 3-8 cents. History from Encyberpedia and OldCompany.com (old stock certificate research service)