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Guide to the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company Collection #2
1549-1553  
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Description
Correspondence, reports, records, equipment information and catalogs, maps, photos
Background
The New Idria Quicksilver Mine was said to have been discovered in 1851; state incorporation on January 27, 1858, federal patent applied for in 1868. California corporation status forfeited on December 14, 1905. Mine and town sold at auction in 1973.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Restricted.