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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.

Historical Background

The New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. was formed by the purchase of La EucarnaciĆ³n, 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.

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.

Box Folder Oversize
1 FB-492 Correspondence, 1858, 1870.
2 FB-492 Articles of agreement, 1870.
3 FB-492 Reports and receipts, 1870, undated.
4 FB-492 Other companies - Articles of agreement for miscellaneous gold companies, 1870, undated.

Finding aid generated: 2014-02-19