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Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the Hestonville, Mantua & Fairmount Passenger Rail Road Company

Published by American Bank Note Company, Philadelphia, 1886
Condition: Collectible-Very Good No Binding
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Dimensions 11 x 7 inches. Black ink, three vignettes: 1 - two women with a shield - center top, 2 - a bridge over a river - left bottom, 3 - a Grecian looking woman sitting by a river - right bottom, with decorative border. "Shares $50 Each" printed along top border. No. 11221, canceled, originally issued to Gordon Monges & Co. on March 5, 1886. Signed by the President, "Chas. Lafferty", and the Treasurer, whose name is obscured by several cancellation punch holes. The next day, March 6, 1886, Mr. Monges transferred the certificate to George T. Lewis. Gordon Monges was a stock broker, one of the partners in Brice, Monges and Company. Left edge has some discoloration, possibly from moisture. Top edge also darkened. Triangular cut from bottom edge. The Hestonville, Mantua & Fairmount Passenger Rail Road Company, AKA the "Arch Street Railway", provided street car service in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1859 to 1895, when it was acquired by the Union Traction Company. Bookseller Inventory # 015900

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Title: Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the ...

Publisher: American Bank Note Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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