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Chicago: 1914. Exceedingly rare partly printed document signed, measuring 8.25 x 11 inches -- a stock certificate issued by the Tigers Base Ball Club on April 13, 1914, certifying that E. K. Brashian is "the owner of one shares of one hundred dollars each of the Capital Stock of The Tigers Base Ball Club transferable only on the books of the Corporation by the holder hereof in person or by Attorney upon surrender of this Certificate properly endorsed." This offering...
New York: Arno Press, 1974. 483pp. 8vo, gold boards, some pages with pencil marks in margins and/or a small amount of pencil underlining, otherwise very good. New York: Arno Press, 1974. This volume is a reprint of the March 1, 1870 House of Representatives Report on the gold panic in New York from 21st to 27th of September, 1869. In 1869, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk tried to corner the gold market which led to a rise and fall in gold prices.
New York: Moses King, 1898. Numerous photo Illus. 96pp. Folio, original green cloth with original wrappers bound in, spine ends worn, edges of corners lightly worn, some pages lightly dampstained in bottom margins, front and back covers with small areas of light soiling, bound in wrappers are chipped in margins. New York: Moses King, (1898). First Edition. Contains over 400 portraits of Wall Street brokers and prominent men of finance, and 65 photo illustrations of the New York Stock Exchange and nearby architecture.
Stock certificate. 6.75" x 8.25". Shows some wear at edges and along original fold line. In very good condition. A certificate for Share No. 250 of the Powdermill Turnpike Corporation originally owned by Richard Waterman and dated December 1, 1831, Providence, RI. Signed at bottom by Charles Thurber, Treasurer. Verso shows two transfers of the share: Sally Thompson (dated March 1837), and the the trustees of Richard and Rufus Waterman named in Thompson's will (June, 1852). Shows a vignette of a horse-drawn carriage.
New York: 1866. located in the Nevada District of the Colorado Territory, with beautifully engraved vignettes of a miner working by torchlight and a group of miners sending ore from the mine shaft to the surface by way of an bucket-brigade. Signed by the Secretary and President of the Corporation, whose main office was located in New York City. This certificate bears two uncancelled 25 cent Internal Revenue Certificate stamps applied to the certificate in their designated spaces. The stock...