Document Signed.

DIX, John A. (1798-1879).

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Major general in charge of the Department of Maryland and the East; as treasury secretary, he is credited with saying, "If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot!" Printed DS, 1p, 13" X 6¼", New York, NY, n.d. Fine. Stock certificate ("Construction Stock"), never filled in or issued, for shares in the Mississippi & Missouri Railroad Company, bearing a superb, bold Dix signature as president of the organization. Printed entirely in deep green, with a handsome vignette depicting a puffing locomotive crossing the plains amidst a herd of stampeding buffalo, with several Indians in the foreground (one horseback) observing; three smaller vignettes depict a steamboat, an Indian warrior and an Indian mother with her child. A striking piece. Bookseller Inventory # 27217

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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