History of East Providence Mine

From the Mines of Cornwall and Devon, Observations and Statistics Thomas Spargo 1865

EAST PROVIDENCE, in 3,986 shares, is in the parish of Lelant, Cornwall, in the lands of Messrs. W. B. Tyringnam and Lawry, to whom l-1 8th of the produce in money is paid for " dues.¦' Purser, Mr. Thomas Hollow, Lelant. Manager, Captain Thomas Uren, Lelant. The rocks, granite and clay-slate. 65 men, 2 females, and 2 boys employed. Workings commenced on March 6, 1857. Pumping- engine, 40-inch cylinder. Stamping and winding-engine, now being erected, 24-inch.

Sold in the Year 1864

Black tin ... 25 tons 18 cwts. 2 qrs. 2 lbs. ... for ... £1,636 4s. Od.

This mine, from its immediate contiguity to Providence mine, and having the productive lodes thereof, may be regarded as a property in which persons may safely hold on their shares.



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