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Tributer

tributer

(Science: chemical) One who works for a certain portion of the ore, or its value.

Tributers generally work in gangs, and have a limited portion of a lode set them, called a tribute pitch, beyond which they are not permitted to work, and for which they receive a certain portion of the ore, or so much per pound, as agreed upon, of the value of what they raise.


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