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NewAn Uncut Pair of Specimen Bonds From El Banco Chileno Garantizador de Valores

18--. Santiago, Chile. An uncut pair SPECIMENS of 1,000 peso bonds. Green\Black. Engraved vignette of spread-eagle at top center, bank building below. Fine engraved vignette of the Chilean coast at left. A few folds. Couple of cut hole cancellations. Fine.
Catalog: # SB-5894
Price: $125.00

NewAtlantic and Pacific Railroad Bond Signed by Oliver Ames

1871, New York. $1000 Central Division Land Grant bond of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Company bearing interest at 6%. Brown/Black with orange imprinted revenue at right. Large panoramic view of mountains and with steam locomotives and a riverside town. Litho. Signed on verso by OLIVER AMES (1807 - 1877). Manufacturer, Railroad promoter and official. Brother of Oakes Ames and involved with him in the famous Credit Mobilier scandal. Ames served as acting president of the Union Pacific RR from 1866- 68, succeeding John A. Dix and as a director until his death. Few men were better known in the industrial world during his time. Some archival tape repair at center fold on verso. Uncancelled and very good.
Catalog: # SB-5902
Topic: Railroad
Price: $350.00

NewB & O Railroad Stock Certificate Issued to and Signed by Stuyvesant Fish

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company Stock Certificate Issued to and Signed by Stuyvesant Fish Stuyvesant Fish (1851-1923). Railroad executive. Fish was a member of a politically prominent New York family, his father having served as Ulysses Grant's Secretary of State. Fish himself was a prominent and successful businessman, holding executive positions in many companies. While he was President of the Illinois Central Railroad (1887-1906), it became one of the most prosperous railroads in the U.S. December 8, 1900. Stock certificate of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co. issued to and signed on verso by Fish. Some light discoloration along the edge of a portion of the lower margin. Fine.
Catalog: # SB-5900
Topic: Railroad
Price: $75.00

NewBank of United States Check signed Jeremiah Wadsworth

Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804). Army officer; Member of the U.S. House of Representatives; Business executive. A successful merchant, Wadsworth was appointed to a number of commissary-general posts beginning in 1775. He served as the commissary-general of the Continental Army, 1778-79, during which time Washington wrote that, thanks to Wadsworth, "supplies had been good and ample." At the request of Rochambeau, Wadsworth served as commissary-general for the French troops until the close of the war. After the war, Wadsworth helped found, or was a director of, organizations such as the Bank of North America in Philadelphia, the United States Bank, and the Bank of New York. Document Signed. May 6, 1794. 1 page. 6 1/4" x 2 1/2". Check payable in the amount of $192.36. Accomplished by Wadsworth and signed by him as maker. Usual bank cut cancellation, all paper intact.
Catalog: # AM-3201
Topic: Early America
Price: $350.00

NewBenjamin Harrison Letter of State to the President of Nicaragua

Benjamin Harrison Letter of State to the President of Nicaragua Announcing Richard Cutts Shannon as Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy to the Republic of Nicaragua Benjamin Harrison (1833 – 1901). Twenty-third President of the United States. Document Signed. Washington, September 1, 1891. 2 pages. Both sides of a single sheet. 9” x 13 ½”. Letter of State declaring that the President has “made the choice of Richard Cutts Shannobn, one of our distinguished citizens to reside near the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua in the quality of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America…” Countersigned by William T. Wharton as Acting Secretary of State. Richard Cutts Shannon served in the Civil War following which he was appointed to a number of diplomatic posts as well as serving as a congressman. A fine letter of state boldly signed by Harrison. Folds. Fine condition.
Catalog: # P23-2
Topic: Presidents and First Ladies
Price: $1400.00

NewCheck Signed by Hamilton Fish

Hamilton Fish (1808-1893). Fish served as an United States Senator and as Grant’s Secretary of State. Document Signed. 7” x 2 7/8”. New York, November 11, 1854. Partly-printed bank check drawn on the Bank of New York payable to Hamilton Fish in the the amount of $499.00. Signed by Fish as maker and endorsed by him on verso. Bank cut cancellation, all paper intact.
Catalog: # AM-3614
State: New York
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $75.00

NewCheck Signed by Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.

Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (1764 – 1825). American politician from Ohio in the very early 19th century. Meigs first served on the Northwest Territory’s House of Representatives from 1799-1801. Following this position, Meigs Jr. was the Chief Justice for the Ohio Supreme Court. However, it was after these two positions that Meigs Jr.’s political career became more prominent. Meigs Jr. served as a United States Senator, Governor of Ohio, and the United States Postmaster General under James Madison. Both Fort Meigs and Meigs County, Ohio are named for Meigs Jr. Document Signed. 6 ½” x 2”. Washington, Feb. 28, 1819. Partly-printed check drawn on the Office of Discount and Deposit payable to R. M. Johnson (Possibly Senator and Future Vice-President Richard M. Johnson) in the amount of $4,946.67. Light bank cut cancellation. All paper intact. Couple mounting traces on verso. Fine.
Catalog: # AM-3082
Price: $225.00

NewCheck Signed by Silver Mining Magnate James G. Fair

James G. Fair (1831 – 1894). Mining engineer and businessman, one of the “silver kings”. U. S. Senator from Nevada. Document Signed. 8 ¾” x 3”. Virginia, Nevada, August 4, 1878. Partly-printed bank check drawn on The Nevada Bank of San Francisco payable to Mrs. T. Hughes in the amount of $147.50. Signed by Fair as maker.
Catalog: # AM-3615
State: Nevada
Topic: Mining
Price: $175.00

NewCheck Written and Signed by Secretary of Continental Congress Charles Thomson

CHARLES THOMSON (1729-1824). Thomson was a wealthy merchant and the secretary to the Continental Congress from 1774 – 1789). He kept the records of the body and served many other necessary functions. Document Signed. 1 page. 6 ¼” x 2 ¼”. Partly-printed check drawn on the Bank of Pennsylvania payable to Grace Thomson in the amount of $100. Accomplished in his hand and signed as maker by Thomson. Usual cut cancellations Excellent condition.
Catalog: # AM-3600
State: Pennsylvania
Topic: Signed Checks
Price: $375.00

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