Pendleton County News
T H E
C O V I N G T O N J O U R N A L
A WEEKLY PAPER DEVOTED TO POLITICS,
LITERATURE, AGRICULTURE, EDUCATION,
MECHANIC ARTS AND THE NEWS
OF THE DAY
BY SAMUEL DAVIS
"THE PROSPERITY OF THE COUNTRY"
OFFICE SCOTT STREET, WEST SIDE BETWEEN FOURTH
New Series--Vol. VIII, No. 35
COVINGTON, KY., MARCH 26, 1859
Whole No. 556
Silver Mines in Pendleton County
the Maysville Eagle)
It seems that silver
ore in large quantities and of fine quality has
been found down in Pendleton county, which is
causing great excitement among the good people
of that region of country. The following letter
in regard to the matter we have just received
from one of the most reliable citizens of
Bracken county, who has been down in the mining
region. His letter is accompanied by a specimen
of the ore, which we have shown to a silversmith
in this city who says that it looks like
the genuine stuff:
BROOKVILLE, Ky., March 16th,
Mr. T. A. Curran:
Dear Sir, --- I was down
in the county of Pendelton, Ky., and in my
travels, I came across some men who appeared to
be very much excited, and upon ascertaining the
cause, I found out that they had just discovered
a very rich silver mine. Ore in abundance is
lying upon the surface of the ground --- Some of
this ore has been sent to Cincinnati and there
analyzed and found to be rich, and hands are now
employed to work them, and doubtless numbers of
others are now emigrating thither, and ere long
thee will be thousands of hands engaged in the
business. I herewith send you a specimen of the
Yours &c., M. W***
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