Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus
Scope and Contents
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.
- Creation: 1873 March 25
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Language of Materials
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.
Collection processed by Austin Munsell, 2012.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company Prospectus
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- Austin Munsell, Tanya Parlet, and Kira B. Homo.
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- Finding aid is written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).