Beautifully engraved certificate from the Rawhide Mining Company
issued in 1911 or earlier. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of men working in a mine and the company name in fancy script. This item is hand signed by the Company’s President ( A. A. Codd ) and Secretary ( A. M. Coote ) and is over 107 years old.
A. A. Codd was moved to Goldfield in 1904 and became Chief Deputy Recorder in 1904 and 1905 at a time when Goldfield was seeing registrations of seventy-five claims per day. Codd amassed great wealth he lost as much as he made in stock and land speculations.
RAWHIDE MINING COMPANY - Mines Directory 1910
Located in Rawhide District, Nevada. About 20 acres in process of patenting. Gold. Incorporated 1908, Nevada laws; capitalized at $1,000,000—1,000,000 shares, par $1. Non-assessable. 200,000 shares in treasury.
Officers: A. A. Codd, President and Manager; J. H. Barrett, Vice-President; A. W. Coote, Secretary and Treasurer, and W. H. Buck, Manager of Mine. Main office, Nixon Bldg., Goldfield, Nevada.