In addition to operating a mine, management and officers of mining
companies were responsible for keeping stockholders informed as to the status of the mine and company. This was done in the
form of Notices. Notices could relate to meetings, dividends, assessments, voting, proxies, voting results, etc..
These notices could be a single card or multiple pages, it just depended on the scope of
the notice, We have a number of samples and they will all be uploaded in time.
Consolidated Mining Company
One way that mining companies managed stock
certificates and their transfers is the item shown below. In this case we have a signature card request from the Colorado
Consolidated Mining Company, Tintic District, Utah.
The front of the card requests that the stockholder sign the card on the back and then return it. This is done
so that a signature is on file to help prevent unauthorized transactions from taking place.
On the back of the card is a place for a signature and complete address information and a
In this case, a self addressed and postage paid envelope was sent with the card to help assure
King Mining Company
The Copper King Mining Company operated from
property in the Park City District.
Central Mining Company
Below is a notice sent to the Grand Central
Mining Company. This notice, a transfer notice, details the transfer of 15,000 shares of stock from previous owner C.D. Arms
to new owner I. D. Arms. The transfer effective on May 13, 1887.