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1863 Mining Stock Certificate

Five shares of stock in Sonora Silver Mining Company, Virginia Mining District, dated San Francisco, 1 August 1863:

This Certifies, That   S Clements   is the owner of   Five   Shares of the Capital Stock of the Sonora Silver Mining Company . . .

CAPITAL STOCK . . . $1,200,000.

1200 SHARES . . . . . . $1000 EACH.

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