The mechanics of optimism : mining companies, technology, and the Hot Spring gold rush, Montana Territory, 1864-1868 / Jeffrey J. Safford.

Author
Safford, Jeffrey J., 1934- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2004.
Description
xvi, 185 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Mining the American West [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-178) and index.
Contents
Patterns of discovery, 1863-1864 -- Mills to Montana, 1865, I : the Ragland, Cope, and Napton Mining Company of Boonville, Missouri, and the New York and Montana Mining and Discover Company of New York City, New York -- Mills to Montana, 1865, II : the Clark and Upson, and the Nelson Mining companies of Hartford, Connecticut -- Further development of the district, 1866 : the Herschel Mining Company of Virginia City, Montana, the Golden Ore Mining and Prospecting Company of Montana (Brooklyn, New York), and Hall and Spaulding of Meadow Creek, Montana -- Expansion of the district and new investors, 1866 : the Midas Mining Company of Rochester, New York -- The Midas Mining Company, 1867 -- Increased competition and doubt, 1867 : the McAndrew and Wann Mining Company of New York City, New York -- The mood in the district, autumn 1867 -- Decline of the district, 1868.
ISBN
0870817825 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2004013638
OCLC
55700798
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