Tag: Cobalt Open Call Mining Exchange

Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Star J.H. Hunter

Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Star J.H. Hunter

Horatio Barber had business partnerships with several men during his two years in Ontario. In Cobalt, he ran a stock exchange, and in Larder Lake, he established a branch office of his Toronto brokerage, Canada Mines. In the first installment of the Co-Stars series, we featured Mr. Browne and Mr. Moore, two Cobalt men who … Continue reading Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Star J.H. Hunter

Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Stars Browne and Moore

Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Stars Browne and Moore

While researching Horatio Claude Barber, we uncovered several interesting stories related to his associates. This is the first in a series that features the people who played a supporting role in his Canadian career as a stockbroker in Cobalt and Larder Lake. Cobalt Co-Stars Browne and Moore Barber’s company, the Cobalt Open Call Mining Exchange opened … Continue reading Horatio Barber and his Cobalt Co-Stars Browne and Moore

What is an Open Call Exchange?

What is an Open Call Exchange?

My advance copy of Airy Somethings has arrived! The proof reading is underway and I am up to Chapter 2  titled, "1893 to 1897: Barber in Australia. Travels, Adventures and a Taste for Gold." After I brightened the image of an Open Call at Hannan’s, I recalled the question that set our research project into … Continue reading What is an Open Call Exchange?