Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus, 1873 March 25  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kennedy, Mathew G.Northern Pacific Coal Mining Co.
Title
Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus
Dates
1873 March 25 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
CA 1873 Mar 25
Summary
The Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco set out to establish a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River, on the coast of Oregon. The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the mining claim that includes a chemist report and a map of the claim.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


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The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco.

The company, to be headed by M. G. Kennedy, established a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River on the coast of Oregon. Other shareholders listed are: Harvey S. Brown, N. J. Smith, Jesse Holliday, and T. P. Beach.

According to a chemist report included in the prospectus, the coal from this region was of a superior quality.

There is also a hand drawn map of the mining claim included with the prospectus.

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Subject Terms

  • Coal mines and mining--Oregon--Coos County

Form or Genre Terms

  • Maps
  • Prospectuses
  • Reports