Jacob Bartholomew

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Jacob Bartholomew
Born December 1823
Died 9 June 1906 (82)
Pueblo, Pueblo Co., Colorado

Jacob Bartholomew (December 1823 - June 9, 1906) was an American prospector and inventor of a gold-finding instrument referred to as an "indicator," this being a 10 inch (25.4 cm) flat steel spring fitted into the neck of a hermetically sealed vial containing a mystery liquid, this being a mixture of "fifteen different chemicals," none identified in press accounts.

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