Lead and Zinc in the United States: Comprising an Economic History of the Mining and Smelting of the Metals and the Conditions which Have Affected the Development of the Industries
Hill publishing Company, 1908 - 368 páginas
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Página 227 - Coeur d'Alene large producers would realize no profit, even after disregarding allowances for amortization. It would be highly difficult to generalize the capital account in this district, but probably it would not be far out of the way to say that the...
Página 312 - Of recent years there has been a marked tendency on the part of American manufacturers who have developed an export trade to establish factories in Canada or in Great Britain and Germany.
Página 87 - As he received also a special grant of mines and minerals in the neighborhood of Middletown, Conn., it is not unlikely that the old Middletown silver-lead mine, the date of the discovery of which is not precisely known, was opened by him or his successors. The nickel and cobalt mines near Chester, in Connecticut, once held to be very promising...
Página 220 - ... estimated duties for the transportation of the ores by common carriers bonded for the transportation of appraised or unappraised merchandise to properly equipped sampling or smelting establishments, whether designated as bonded warehouses or otherwise. On the arrival of the ores at such establishments they shall be sampled according to commercial methods under the supervision of Government officers, who shall be...
Página 138 - Laws US, vol. 4, p. 127. $145,174.40 had been realized between 1841 and 1845, while it had cost S68.464.50 a directly to collect the rents, and a considerable additional sum had been spent in litigation. It was therefore decided to sell the lands. Preliminary to this a survey was ordered in 1839 and placed in charge of that pioneer geologist, DD Owen. This survey was in many particulars unique. Owen began field work in September and, with the aid of a large number of assistants, finished it before...
Página 219 - Lead ore and lead dross, one and one-half cents per pound: Provided, That silver ore and all other ores containing lead shall pay a duty of...
Página 130 - ... by which we as miners will be governed, and having duly considered the subject, do unanimously agree that we will be governed by the regulations on the east side of the Mississippi River,* with the following exceptions, to wit : ARTICLE I. That each and every man shall hold 200 yards square of ground by working said ground one day in six.
Página 220 - ... for exportation, under the direction of the proper officer having charge thereof as aforesaid, whose certificate, describing the articles by their marks or otherwise...
Página 220 - ... the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall make a proper assay of the sample and report the result to the proper customs officers, and the import entries shall be liquidated thereon, except in case of ores that shall be removed to a bonded warehouse to be refined for exportation as provided by law. And the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to make all necessary regulations to enforce the provisions of this paragraph.
Página 121 - Mine au Fevre," the former the prototype of the Wisconsin mines and the latter the earliest workings at Galena. What are known as the Durango diggings, then passed under the name of the Mine of Maquanquit'ons. Schoolcraft's description, the first which we have of the mines of Dubuque proper, is as follows: The district of country generally called Dubuque's lead mines embraces an area of about 21 square...