[Denver: Herald Print, 1861]. Partially-printed certificate, 7 x 4 inches, completed in manuscript. Mounted on heavy card. Some soiling in upper and lower right corners. Vertical tape repair in center. Mounted on heavy card. Good. Item #WRCAM28711
A claim certificate for a Colorado mine when Colorado was still part of the Kansas Territory. Signed by both the claimant and the town recorder, mining claim certificates are quite rare. Printing began in Denver in 1859, making the present sample an excellent early Colorado printing survival.