Title: Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the ...
Publisher: American Bank Note Company, New York
Publication Date: 1878
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Dimensions 11 1/4 x 8 inches. Black and light brown ink, vignette of steam locomotive along with two medallion vignettes, one with two men next to a shield with a banner saying "E Pluribus Unum" and the other with a man plowing a field with 3 Native Americans around him, with decorative border. No. 14145, originally issued to Lucius Tuckerman on August 10, 1878. Possibly Lucius Tuckerman (1818-1890), wealthy New York iron manufacturer and one time Vice-President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Signed by the Vice-President, "John Burke". Purple canceled stamp dated March 24, 1879 from Union Trust Company, 8 punch holes. Mr. Tuckerman transferred the certificate to a brokerage firm in 1879. The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company (AKA "The Milwaukee Road") began as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company in 1863. It completed a route from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1873 and added Chicago to its name. It was very successful, adding route lines throughout the Mid-West. In 1909, it completed a route to Seattle, Washington, and became the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. Bookseller Inventory # 015907
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