THE BARTLES LEAD AND ZINC COMPANY OF ARKANSAS. Stock Certificate.

THE BARTLES LEAD AND ZINC COMPANY OF ARKANSAS

New York: American Bank Note Co., 190- (with 2 filled in in ink). Printed stock certificate, 20 x 28 cm. Decorative blue border, engraved image of three miners in a mine lower center. A 1000 share stock certificate made out to H. D. Mirick who also signed as treasurer. Signed by President Jno. H. Morre [sp?]. Blind embossed stamp of the company, incorporated in 1901, in lower left corner. On verso, a 50 cents Documentary stamp is affixed. OCLC lists a 16 pp. prospectus for the company from 1903, at The Arkansas State Archives. H. D. Mirick of Sedalia, Missouri, is listed as General Passenger & Freight Agent for the M.K. & T. Railroad (nicknamed the Katy Railroad) in the 1871 edition of Smith's Guide to the Southwest, along the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railway (R.F. Smith: 1871), and was involved in the establishment of Denison, Texas in the 1870s. Item #65903

Price: $85.00

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