Civil War - Union | 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
MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED - HFSID 283510JOSHUA 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
BRIGADIER GENERAL FRANCIS M. DRAKE - STOCK CERTIFICATE ENDORSED 01/04/1899 - HFSID 176103FRANCIS 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. du PONT - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED 01/31/1891 - HFSID 293903HENRY 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
MAJOR GENERAL JOHN C. FREMONT - STOCK CERTIFICATE ENDORSED 03/01/1872 - HFSID 176088JOHN C. FREMONT John C. Frémont endorses a stock certificate for one hundred shares of preferred stock on the Cincinnati Railway Tunnel Company. Stock Certificate signed: "Fremont & Morton by/J.C. Frémont Atty/authorized in the presence," on verso, 1p, 10¼x6. Cincinnati, 1872 March 1.
Sale Price $807.50