The Mineral Resources of the United States: And the Importance and Necessity of Inaugurating a Rational System of Mining, with Special Reference to the Comstock Lode and the Sutro Tunnel, in Nevada

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J. Murphy & Company, 1868 - Comstock Lode - 232 pages
 

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Page 182 - STATE OF NEW YORK,) County of New York,) ss. : On this day of , 1910, before me personally came to me known and known to me to be the individual described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and he duly acknowledged to me that he executed the same.
Page 190 - Secretary of State of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this sixteenth day of June, AD 1866, and of the independence of the United States of America the ninetieth.
Page 85 - Accordingly we find that in every kingdom into which money begins to flow in greater abundance than formerly, everything takes a new face; labour and industry gain life; the merchant becomes more enterprising, the manufacturer more diligent and skilful, and even the farmer follows his plough with greater alacrity and attention.
Page 183 - June, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty, before me personally came and appeared George Bell, Frederic C. Bartlett and Gilbert T. Sewall to me known and known to me to be the...
Page 183 - AB, personally known to me to be the person described in, and who executed the foregoing instrument, and who acknowledged to me that he executed the same freely and voluntarily and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Page 181 - ... by the party of the second part to the parties of the first part of a quit claim deed to the remainder of the tract.
Page 84 - It is to be remarked that this ratio would be precisely that in which the quantity of money had been increased. If the whole money in circulation was doubled, prices would be doubled. If it was only increased one-fourth, prices would rise one-fourth.
Page 189 - An act granting to A. Sutro the right of way and other privileges to aid in the construction of a draining and exploring tunnel to the Comstock lode, in the State of Nevada," approved July twenty-five, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.
Page 190 - United States of America, Department of State, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting: I certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the original on file in the Department of State. In testimony whereof I, John Davis, Acting Secretary of State of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed.
Page 132 - ... which they had near the surface. The amount of lead, copper, iron, and zinc has never been large in the Comstock ores, and these metals preserve now, at the lowest levels, nearly the same relative proportion as formerly. Their increase, especially of lead, would be the most unfavorable indication for the future of the Comstock Lode, as, besides the growing difficulty of metallurgical treatment, the conclusion would be justified, that lead ores would more and more replace those of silver, and...

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