SUTRO - CHECK SIGNED 04/29/1892 - HFSID 36821. ADOLPH SUTRO Comstock mining engineer Adolph Sutro signed this check from his account at Wells Fargo & Co. Check signed: " Adolph Sutro ", 8x3¼.San Francisco, California , 1892 April 29. Drawn on Wells Fargo & Co. S Bank, payable to Cerf Schloss & Co.
He planned the Sutro Tunnel (over 20,000 feet long) to reach the rich Comstock lode of silver and gold near Virginia City, Nevada and superintended its construction from 1869 to 1878. In 1867, Sutro went to Europe, the first of several such trips, and visited a dozen countries and their mines, tunnels and engineers to help his own plan at home. He also obtained subscribers to underwrite his tunnel.
He had four daughters and two sons. "Paid" stamp at right margin, bank stamps on verso (no show through). Bank cancellation hole at blank area. Light vertical fold touches 1 letter of signature. See more material from these signers.
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There are no other warranties of any nature either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. SUTRO CHECK SIGNED 04/29/1892" is in sale since Friday, January 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical".
The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, NV. This item can be shipped worldwide.