The Rio Tinto Mine; Its History and Romance

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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. 1904 Excerpt: ...original company had been employed and consumed; and the faculty and power to create 700 other free shares, without which resource and assistance it would have been impossible for him to have proceeded further with the working and development of the mines. These 700 new shares were to be issued, in the first...
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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. 1904 Excerpt: ...original company had been employed and consumed; and the faculty and power to create 700 other free shares, without which resource and assistance it would have been impossible for him to have proceeded further with the working and development of the mines. These 700 new shares were to be issued, in the first place, if they elected to take them, to the original shareholders, and if not, then Tiquet was to be free to seek new subscribers (clause 8). Of this new "asiento" it will be sufficient to observe that the thirteen clauses composing it set out in full detail the history of the previous transactions between the Crown and Wolters--already related in substance. Amongst these new shareholders and associates with Tiquet the man destined to rediscover practically the vast wealth so many centuries hidden from the light of day, and almost entirely forgotten, to found that colony of miners, to develop those works, to establish on a firm basis that industry which to-day is still in progress, to exhume, in fact, the mummified and rigid body of the mining industry, and to reanimate and rejuvenate it with the breath and force of his zeal and intelligence, was fated to appear. This veritable reformer of the condition of things in this part of Spain was one Francisco Tomas Sanz, whom tradition describes as " from Valencia," where he had occupied a humble place in the world's affairs, and whom caprice or Providence had directed to Rio Tinto to offer his limited fortune to assist Tiquet, and also aid him with the not inconsequential co-operation of his abilities. Promptly the lessee recognized the worth of his new associate, seeing him attend to all parts of the works with unceasing activity, and observing the correct impulses stimulating his labours...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150761683
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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