Beautiful certificate #52 from the Mercer Mining and Manufacturing Company issued in 1869. This historic document was printed by Henry Selbert & Bros. and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of steam engine passing men minning. This item is hand signed by the Company's President ( Thomas H. Wells) and Treasurer and is over 141 years old. Civil War era tax stamp affixed to certificate.
The Mercer Mining and Manufacturing Company operated the Garfield Mine, north of Gomersal in Pennsylvania.