Dicker's Mining Record, and Guide to the Gold Mines of Australia Volume 1

Dicker's Mining Record, and Guide to the Gold Mines of Australia Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... the sale of gold the foregoing items, amounting weekly to 117 15s., the balance is divided into two equal portions, the Company taking half, and the tributors half. The Manager has the power of putting on as many men as he may consider necessary, who all have to come into the same arrangement. The agreement lasts only for the term of office of the present directors. Grand Junction Association, Maldon.--Lisle's Reef and Manton's Reef are both let on tribute. On Lisle's Reef the tributors get 90 per cent., and pay all expenses. Last crushing, 4J ounces; the ground is exceedingly hard to work. On Manton's Reef the tributors get 25 per cent. During the time no gold is getting they receive 15s. subsist money per week. antxucte. Thorpe And Co.'s Claim, Johnson's Reef, Bendigo.--Contract just completed to sink from a depth of 345 feet to 375 feet. Price, 1 15s. per foot. Taylor And Co.'s Claim, Johnson's Reef, Bendigo.--Contract in hand to sink 50 feet from a depth of 312 feet. 55s. per foot Catherine Reef United Company, Bendigo.--Contract to clear out dam, 140. Beehive Quartz Mining Association, Maldon.--Contract to sink shaft to 180 feet at 17s. 6d. per foot; size, 44 x 3J. Contractors find everything but tools. Eagle Hawk Union Quartz Mining Company, Maldon.--Contract let by tributors to break out stone, and deliver at stamps from a depth of 90 feet in No. 1 south shaft, at 8s. per ton. To timber to satisfaction. Tributors find timber. Eight men employed. Same Company.--Contract to break out and raise stone from a depth of 60 feet in No. 3 north. Price, 10s. per ton. Conditions the same as in the one above. Six men employed. jarihratent of Wukm. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Gold Duty Export Act Amendment Bill. Mr. Mitchell moved the...show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 594g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641892
  • 9781236641892