R23c, R41a on 1863 Fort Wayne Gold Mining Co. Nevada Territory Stock Certificate. Big Creek, Lander County, Nevada Territory. Incorporated August 12, 1863. Certificate #69, issued to Charles Watrous for 4 shares. Stevens, president, and M. Two vignettes: at center, a mountain landscape, and at left a native American scout. R23c and R41a revenue stamps at left. Black border with light green and red details. 5.5 x 10.25. Printer: Valentine & Co. Wheeler was a general partner in Wheeler & Gallagher, owners of Reese River Agency, a prominent company in San Francisco. A member of the Union League, he was involved in the purge of the Tweed ring in 1871. Document with typical folds.