Beautiful certificate from the Panther Mining Company
issued in 1877. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a panther. This item has the original signatures of the Company’s President, G. H. Williams and Secretary, J. W. Pew and is over 135 years old.
United States annual mining review and stock ledger - 1879
PANTHER MINING COMPANY.
CORNUCOPIA, ELKO COUNTY. NEVADA.
Office, 310 Pine Street. C. J. Shaw, president; J. W. Pew, secretary; J. M. Wilson, superintendent; C. J. Shaw, M. J. Hussey, A. C. Taylor, L. Vesaria, C. B. Gould, trustees. Annual meeting, third Tuesday in April No. of shares, 60,000. No. of feet, 1,600. No. of assessment, 9. Amount, 10 cents. Levied, Sept. 12, 1878. Total assessments, £75,000. Bullion yield, $21,720.45. Listed on San Francisco Stock and Exchange Board.
The Panther mine is located east and adjoining the Hussey mine. During the past year new hoisting works have been erected and considerable dead work done. The main shaft has been sunk to a depth of 360 feet, and a crosscut run to the main ledge. Drifts are now being run east and west, following the ledge, which is seven feet wide. Stringers of ore have been met with, carrying mineral, from which good assays have been had. The management hone to find the same chute of ore at this depth as was found on the upper level Work is being vigorously pushed ahead at the present time. Total bullion product since incorporation, $21,720.45.
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