- Mar 15, 2010
- Detector(s) used
- White's Silver Eagle, Fisher Gold Bug 2
- Primary Interest:
I recently picked up this stock certificate from the Homestake Mining Company that was issued on February 9, 1880. It had been signed by J.K. Goodrich and J.B. Haggin. Haggin of course was one of the three mining magnates who founded the Homestake Mining Company with George Hearst and Lloyd Tevis in the late 1870's.
I was wondering if anyone had any more information on J.K. Goodrich (the secretary for H.M.C. at that time), or if anyone might be able to recognize the signature/writing that is below the "surrendered" stamp (it almost looks like the second word is "Haggin")? I'm curious whose name was punched out on the far right of the document as well, it looks like it has "secretary" printed after it, but to me it looks like it could be something other than J.K. Goodrich.
Does anyone recognize anything on this that I might be missing?