Beautiful certificate from the Old Colony Zinc and Smelting Company
issued in 1900. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of miners. This item has the original signatures of the Company’s President, Albert Clarke and Assistant Secretary, and is over 113 years old.
Annual Report By Missouri. Division of Mine Inspection 1906
OLD COLONY ZINC AND SMELTING COMPANY.
This company is a corporation, with Col. Albert Clark of Boston, Mass., president. The company owns in fee 27 acres of land some 5 miles northeast of Joplin, known as the Porto Rico tract. The land is operated by the Old Colony Zinc and Smelting Company, with the exception of 6 acres leased to Gibson & Company. There is a concentrating mill on the land, with complete equipment, and the product for the year was 701/2 tons of zinc ore, and 9614 tons of lead ore, the total value of which was $10,959.91.
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