Civil War | Stock Certificates
MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED 11/23/1891 CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES WILLIAM HYATT, C. A. NORTON, G. W. KEMPERLY - HFSID 32179He signs as President of the Georgia-Alabama Investment and Development Company, a massive swindle! By the time these shares of stock were transferred in the following year, the company was bankrupt. Also signed by corporate officers C. A. Norton, who emerged unscathed to become the court-ordered receiver; and James W. Hyatt, a former US Treasurer who died penniless because of this venture.
Sale Price $807.50
JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN Stock Certificate of the Ocala and Silver Springs Company, signed by Chamberlain as company President in 1892. Stock Certificate signed: "Joshua L. Chamberlain" as President, 11¾x9½. $10 common stock certificate issued to W. L. Perham on March 7, 1892.
Sale Price $2,040.00
MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED 05/15/1889 CO-SIGNED BY: COLGATE HOYT, EDWARD EDES - HFSID 344774MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS, CO-SIGNED BY: COLGATE HOYT AND EDWARD EDES This stock certificate for 100 shares in the name of the Irish-American Army officer is signed by the shareholder as well as two officials of the Oregon and Transcontinental Company Stock certificate signed: "Charles H.T.
Sale Price $378.00
MAJOR GENERAL JOHN A. DIX - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED 10/21/1856 CO-SIGNED BY: AZARIAH C. FLAGG - HFSID 176087Stock certificate for 40 shares in the Mississippi and Missouri Railroad, signed by John Dix, President James Buchanan's Secretary of the Treasury in 1861, and Azariah C. Flagg, New York State secretary of state and comptroller. The Mississippi and Missouri is important because its owner, Thomas C. Durant, used his ownership of this railroad to obtain ownership of the Union Pacific, one-half of the U. S.'s first transcontinental railroad.
Sale Price $850.00
FRANCIS MARION DRAKE 100-share stock certificated in the Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad Company, endorsed by Francis Marion Drake less than a year after he stepped down as Governor of Iowa. Stock certificate endorsed "Francis. M. Drake". 2 pages, 11¾x7, 1 sheet, front and verso. Dec. 14, 1898, transferred Jan.
Sale Price $658.75
HENRY A. duPONT Stock certificate signed as President of the Wilmington and Northern Rail Road - 1,000 shares owned by himself Stock Certificate signed: "H.A. duPont" as Presidentof The Wilmington and Northern Rail Road Company, 1p, 11x8. No place, 1891 January 31. Certificate # 1,163 identifying Col. H. A.
Sale Price $680.00
JOHN ECHOLS John Echols signs a stock certificate. Stock Certificate Signed: "Jno Echols Vice", as Vice-President of Short Route Railway Company, 1p, 10¼x7½, with 3¾x7½ receipt portion affixed at left edge. Louisville, Kentucky,1889 January 26. Certifying that "Geo W.
Sale Price $722.50
WILLIAM MAHONE Stock certificate signed as President of the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad (AM&O). Mahone played a key role in rebuilding Virginia's railroads after the Civil War. Stock Certificate signed: William Mahone" as President, 11x7¼.
Sale Price $765.00
PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED AND ENDORSED 02/19/1869 CO-SIGNED BY: W. W. CLARK, JOSEPH DEVILLE - HFSID 30064WILLIAM McKINLEY and ABNER McKINLEY Willam McKinley and Abner McKinley sign a stock certificate. Partly Printed Stock Certificate signed: "Wm McKinley Jr" as Secretarywith ANS: "Wm McKinley Jr Secy" on verso, 1p, 11¾x7¼. Canton, Ohio, 1869 February 19.
Sale Price $1,700.00
WASHINGTON A. ROEBLINGThis stock certificate from the Harlo Manufacturing Company is endorsed by the Chief Engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge Partly Printed Stock Certificate endorsed: "W. A. Roebling" at lower margin of transfer portion on verso. One page. 10¾x8. No place, May 11, 1923. Certificate No.
Sale Price $595.00
WASHINGTON A. ROEBLINGWashington A. Roebling endorsed this stock certificate from the Harlo Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. Partly Printed Stock Certificate Signed: "W. A. Roebling" at lower margin of transfer portion on verso. One page. 10¾x8. No place, May 11, 1923. Certificate No.
Sale Price $595.00