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Electric Gold Dredging Company’s haul (2nd of 2)

Electric Gold Dredging Company’s haul

The Electric Gold Dredging Company was even more successful than Hartley and Reilly. In the week of 7 July 1900 its Kawarau River dredge, Lady Ranfurly, won 1,234 ounces of gold. Here the dredgemaster, several dredgemen, the manager and ledger-keeper of the Cromwell Bank of New Zealand and a shareholder, Mrs G. H. Stephenson, look at the week’s haul.

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Reference: David Grant, Bulls, bears and elephants: a history of the New Zealand Stock Exchange, Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1997, p. 71.

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David Grant, 'Stock market - Financing the gold-dredging boom', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2020)

Story by David Grant, published 11 Mar 2010