Title: Bond Certificate for the Old Colony ...
Publisher: American Bank Note Company, New York and Boston
Publication Date: 1889
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Ten Year 4 1/2 Per Cent Bond. Black ink, vignette of a two steamboats on the ocean, decorative border. Embossed stamp, fold lines. No. 16 for $10,000. Issued to Lee Higginson & Co. on November 1, 1889. Signatures obscured by ink strike lines, "Frederick L Ames, N. Thayer, Charles Choate and John M. Washburn". Purple "Canceled" stamp across center. Transferred to Kuyvet W. Sears of Nahant, Massachusetts, on November 9, 1889. The Old Colony Steamboat Company was chartered in 1874 and provided steamboat service from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, to New York City. It was controlled by the Old Colony Railroad, but was sold to the New England Navigation Company in 1905. Lee Higginson & Co. was a prominent Boston based investment bank from the 1840s until 1932, when it collapsed in the Swedish Match scandal. Bookseller Inventory # 015927
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