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Three 1863 Mining Deeds

Peter Cavanaugh to Orion Clemens, 12 June 1863:

“An undivided interest of Twenty five (25) feet in the Warfield Ledge, Cavanaugh Company, situate lying & being in the Eagle & Washoe Valleys Mining District” for the sum of $100.

A. B. Vance to Orion Clemens, 11 July 1863:

“An undivided interest of Twenty five (25) feet in the Mineral Point Ledge, Palermo Company” in Ormsby County for the sum of $1.

A. J. Simmons to Samuel L. Clemens, 27 December 1863:

“An undivided interest of Ten (10) feet in the Butte Ledge Tehama Mining Company, and an undivided interest in (10) feet in the Kentucky Ledge Union Tunnel Company both situated in Santa Clara Mining District” in Humboldt County for the sum of $1,000.

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