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Register of the New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. Papers MSS 725
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Contents of Collection
  • Historical Background
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. Records
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 725
    Contributing Institution: Mandeville Special Collections Library
    La Jolla, California 92093-0175
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot 4 oversize folders
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1870
    Date (inclusive): 1858-1870
    Abstract: Business documents and correspondence related to the New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd., a British company with mines located in Mexico. The bulk of the materials are dated 1870 and deal mainly with the formation of the company.
    Creator: New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd.

    Scope and Contents of Collection

    The records of the New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. are comprised of business correspondence, articles of agreement, receipts, and reports meant to entice potential stockholders. Also included are additional articles of agreement for other ventures, including the Morro da Gloria Gold Mining Company.

    Historical Background

    The New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. was formed by the purchase of La Eucarnación, Nuevo Rosario, San Francisco, San Pedro and other small mining properties near the Real del Monte mining district of Mexico. In 1870, investors Charles Morris and John Morkill purchased the properties from John Dickinson Brunton, continuing the tradition of British mining operations in the district.

    Acquisition Information

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    Preferred Citation

    New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. Records, MSS 725. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. -- Archives
    Mines and mineral resources--Mexico
    Silver mines and mining--Mexico