The Harper’s Ferry Mining, Manufacturing and Improvement Company has been incorporated for the purposes, as set forth in the articles of agreement, of mining, selling and shipping minerals and ores and for manufacturing said ores; to own, buy, sell or lease timber, mineral, or agricultural lands and to build and operate the necessary railroads, tram-ways, etc., and to carry on any business incident thereto. The capital stock is $425 with the privilege of increasing to $500,000. It is held in $5 shares by thirteen Harper’s Ferry and four Washington men.
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