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Edwin and Paul E. Aldrich Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 63955-64062, mssHM 64144-64146  
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This collection consists mostly of business correspondence from Colorado mining agents Morris W. Smith and James A. Blanton to Rhode Island businessmen Edwin and Paul E. Aldrich, chiefly from 1895 to 1906. They detail the efforts made in mining the Apex lode and digging the Narragansett Tunnel and go into the daily work Smith and Blanton carried out managing the companies that were hired to work the mining sites.
Edwin and Paul E. Aldrich were businessmen who lived in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. They both had mining interests in Cripple Creek and Silver Plume, Colorado. Their agents in Colorado were Morris W. Smith and James A. Blanton. The Aldrich’s owned stock in several companies including The Argentum-Juniata Mining Company, The Colorado City and Manitou Mining and Milling Company, The Creede and Cripple Creek Milling and Mining Company, The Cripple Creek Consolidated Mining Company, The Hart Gold Mining & Leasing Company, The Isabella Mines Company, The Pharmacist Mining Company, and The Portland Mining Company.
118 pieces in 3 boxes
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