Register of the New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. Papers MSS 725

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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

Not Available

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

 

Papers

Oversize FB-492, Folder 1

Correspondence 1858, 1870

Oversize FB-492, Folder 2

Articles of agreement 1870

Oversize FB-492, Folder 3

Reports and receipts 1870, undated

Oversize FB-492, Folder 4

Other companies - Articles of agreement for miscellaneous gold companies 1870, undated