TILDEN, SAMUEL J.
While a prominent New York lawyer heavily involved in representing both corporate and reform interests, Tilden is best known for his loss to Republican Rutherford B. Hayes in the 1876 presidential election. Although Tilden won the popular vote in this election, Hayes was declared the winner by a Congressional committee, thereby setting off a bitter controversy which lasted for years.

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Indiana Southern Railway Company Bond Signed by Samuel Tilden as Trustee

 TILDEN, SAMUEL J.
1866, Indiana. $1,000 bond bearing 7% interest. Black with Green overprint. Litho. Major & Knapp, New York. Attached red seal at lower left. Coupons below. Signed as trustee on verso by . Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886). Railroad builder; Lawyer; Statesman. While a prominent New York lawyer heavily involved in representing both corporate and reform interests, Tilden is best known for his loss to Republican Rutherford B. Hayes in the 1876 presidential election. Although Tilden won the popular vote in this election, Hayes was declared the winner by a Congressional committee, thereby setting off a bitter controversy which lasted for years. Folds. Uncancelled and Very Fine.
Catalog: # SB-5763
State: Indiana
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $245.00