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An Early Stock Certificate Issued To Elias Boudinot A President of Continental Congress And Signer Of The Peace Treaty Which Ended The War With Great Britain!

 BOUDINOT, ELIAS

 1817. Newark, New Jersey. Stock Certificate for 2 Shares. Black White.  7 7/8”  x 5 ¾ “. Issued to Elias Boudinot, the tenth President of Continental Congress. In 1806, the New Jersey General Assembly chartered the Essex and Middlesex Turnpike. Elias Boudinot’s brother and future Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Elisha Boudinot was a commissioner and majority share holder of the company from its onset. Elisha was among a group of New Jerseyans authorized to “receive subscriptions for erecting a turnpike road, four rods wide, from the east end of the bridge over the Raritan river at New Brunswick, through Elizabethtown to Newark, in the count of Essex…” The subscription of stock was authorized at 3,000 shares of $50 each. The goal of the turnpike was to both improve the New Brunswick to Newark road and to connect that road with the Trenton and New Brunswick Turnpike in New Brunswick. A Choice rarity displaying this important early political investing in the growth of America. 

 
 
BOUDINOT, ELIAS  (1740-1821).  Revolutionary statesman.  Boudinot was a close friend of Washington's, and a tireless supporter of the Revolution and the fledgling federal government. Despite not signing the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Articles of Confederation, he is one of the more important political figures from the American Revolutionary Era.  After serving as a delegate to the Continental Congress, Boudinot became the Secretary of Foreign Affairs.  Due to his immense successes in dealing with the aid provided by France, Spain, and Holland, Boudinot was selected to be the 10th President of the Continental Congress in 1782.  Boudinot singed the Treaty of Paris while in office as President of the Continental Congress in 1783.  After he served as President, Boudinot was elected as a U.S. Representative from New Jersey in 1789.  Although he retired after one term, George Washington appointed Boudinot to become Director of United States Mint.  Boudinot held the position from 1795-1805.  
 
Catalog: # SB-7400
State: New Jersey
Country: United States
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $2000.00

An Easton Baseball Club Stock Signed By Legendary Baseball Executive George Weiss

1940, Maryland. Stock certificate for 100 shares. Brown/Black. Signed as Vice-President by George M. Weiss (1894 - 1972). Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, Weiss served as a long time director of the New York Yankees farm system and later as a highly successful General Manager for the club. Lightly pen cancelled and Extremely Fine.
Catalog: # SB-4124
State: Maryland
Topic: Sports
Price: $575.00

An Extremely Early California Gold Mining Stock Certificate

1851, California. Stock certificate of the Enterprise Quartz Company. Issued at Nevada, California. November 21, 1851. Printed by Nevada Journal Print. The company was located on Kentucky Ridge, Nevada County. Gold was discovered around 1850 - 1851 on Kentucky Ridge by one of the early 49ers, George Roberts. It is possible that the signature on this stock, E. W. Roberts is a relative. The Kentucky Ridge saw the first Black slaves brought in for mining purposes. "These Afro-Americans came to Nevada County from Georgia as the slaves of Colonel William F. English. English reportedly was a Georgia planter who sold his plantation in 1850, then journeyed to Philadelphia, where he purchased a ship to transport machinery and workers to California to establish a mining enterprise." While we've been unable to connect the Enterprize quartz specifically with English's slaves, it is possible that they worked the company mine. Stock certificates dated 1851 from a California gold mine are quite rare and this offers a fine opportunity to acquire a piece of the gold rush. Folds. Fine.
Catalog: # SB-4799
State: California
Topic: Mining
Price: $2000.00

An Extremely Rare Specimen For Scrip Purchase Of The 1895 United States Government Loan Which Averted A Repeat Of The Gold Crisis Which Brought About The Panic Of 1893

February 1, 1895. England. Light green. The $1000 bond was “Payable both Principal and Interest in the United States. One Half of This Loan is Reserved For Issue In America…The bearer, having paid the sum of fifty pounds in accordance with the terms of the Prospectus of the 19th February, 1895, will , on payment of the remaining Installments, amounting to One hundred and seventy-seven Pounds, at the periods specified, be entitled to receive in exchange for this Scrip a Definitive bond for One Thousand Dollars, when ready for delivery.” The installments were to be paid to the government’s agent, N. M. Rothschild & Sons in London. This bond issue was completed in order to avert a gold panic similar to what had brought about the Panic of 1893 amid fears of currency depreciation. N. M. Rothschild & Sons along with J. S. Morgan & Company contracted to sell the loan. An important example of a bond issued to fund the U.S. government during a period financial uncertainty. This bond was one of four which surfaced in the following denominations: $100, $500, $1,000 and $5,000. Excellent condition.
Catalog: # SB-4131
Country: United States
Topic: Government
Price: $1250.00

Androscoggin And Kennebec Railroad Company

18--, Maine. $200 Bond. Black. Litho. Steam locomotive vignette at top center. Litho. In 1862, this road merged with the Penobscot & Kennebec Railroad to form the Maine Central Railroad. Nice, early New England piece. Punch cancelled and Very fine. Cancellation affects date.
Catalog: # SB-2655
State: Maine
Topic: Railroad
Price: $95.00

Androscoggin Railroad Company – Extension

1861, Maine. Stock certificate for 1 share. Black with red company seal. Vignette of steam locomotives running vertically at left. Litho. Scarce. Uncancelled and Extremely Fine.
Catalog: # SB-5692
State: Maine
Topic: Railroad
Price: $125.00

Anglo American Dock Warehouse Co.

1891, New York. Stock certificate for 100 shares. Black. Large center vignette of the state seal of NY, with ornate border and shields in each corner of the certificate. Uncancelled and Extremely Fine.
Catalog: # SB-3440
State: New York
Topic: Miscellaneous
Price: $75.00

Antioch College

1858, Ohio. $500 bond bearing 7% interest. Black. Vignette of college building and train passing by at top center. Complete coupons below. Uncancelled and very fine.
Catalog: # SB-2180
State: Ohio
Topic: Miscellaneous
Price: $125.00

Arab Gasoline Corporation

1923, Delaware. Stock certificate for 125 shares. Green/Black. Vignette of eagle with spread wings at top center. Stamp cancelled and fine.
Catalog: # SB-2037
Topic: Oil and Gas
Price: $24.00

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