Uncle Sam Senior and Gold Canon Silver Lodes in Nevada - 1895
(Nevada) STATEMENT AND REPORTS CONCERNING THE UNCLE SAM SENIOR AND GOLD CANON SILVER LODES, IN NEVADA. Chapin, Samuel A., John Veatch and associates. Boston, Alfred Mudge and Sons Printers. 1895. Printed wraps. 24 pgs., 8 pgs. Lg rear folding map, which is often missing, titled MAP OF GOLD HILL FRONT LODES ON THE COMSTOCK RANGE N.T. - Surveyed July 1864. By N. Wescoatt, C.E. 1st ed. This piece was intended to tout the prospects at the Uncle Sam Senior and the Gold Canon silver mines, located within the limits of Gold Hill, Nevada. Chapin has written a very exuberant introduction and John Veathch has provided a technical description detailing the potential for the property. The reports states that these parts of the Comstock Lodes have been pronounced by the most scientific engineers and chemists in the country to be the most valuable ever discovered. The two lodes lay parallel to each other at a distance of one to two hundred feet, which greatly adds to the value of the property and facilitating easy and successful development. The report contains affirmations and statements from various persons as to the value of the two mines, as well as supporting affidavits from other mining experts. At the end of the pamphlet is the last-minute added report of New York mining engineers Adelberg and Raymond, whose unbiased support of mining projects was considered particularly valuable to prospectors. Vg cond.