Title: Manuscript Minutes of the Tonopah Mining ...
Publisher: Tonopah Mining Company. July 17 1901 May 8, 1907, Nevada
Publication Date: 1901
Book Condition: Fine
240 pp. with 39 lines to a page Small folio. written in brown ink on faintly lined paper; rebound to period and style in full brown rough suede leather, tooled in blind, gilt lettered spine label. Handwritten minutes of the Tonopah Mining Company beginning with its "Minutes of the first meeting of Incorporation" and copied into the minutes "Certificate of Incorporation" which states the purpose of the company. Interestingly, the company incorporated in the state of Delaware, and copies of the articles of incorporation are laid in. The first board meeting was held July 17, 1901, in Smyrna, Delaware, and the next in meeting on 25 July, in Philadelphia.The ledgers includes a hand written copy of the agreement by which the Tonopah Mining Company purchased the eight claims which included some of the most famous like "Desert Queen, Burro, Valley View, Silver Top, Buckboard and Mizpah", as named in the ledger. The agreement details the amount, $336.000, and the conditions of the payments and the time periods for transfer of the titles. It also incorporates the "pre incorporation" business discussions and agreements between the purchaser and seller, as well as between the board members to be.The ledger writing details all the discussions, resolutions, agreements, etc. that the company undertook during the period, as well as some Treasurer's reports. It includes many day to day events set out in great detail, regarding staff, technical matters, equipment, etc. A fascinating look into an historic gold and silver Mining Company. Bookseller Inventory # 30176
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