Lot 147: AMERICAN MERCHANTS UNION EXPRESS COMPANY Signed By William Fargo to James Fargo as Trustee.of New York

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2020-01-17 10:55:58

Lot 147

Stock Certificate signed: "Wm G. Fargo" as President, "E. P. Ross" as Treasurer and "J. N. Knapp" as Secretary, to James C. Fargo acting as Trustee and was the General Manager at the time. James C. Fargo held the position as president of the American Express company for 30 years and was the brother of William G. Fargo. 1p, 12x8½. New York, 1869 February ast. Certificate No. 2844 for 50 shares. The stock Issue of 180,000 shares of Capital Stock; each share was worth $100. Fine condition all signatures bold and rare to have the stock the future president of the American Express company afterhis brothers death in 1881

Estimate: $200-$300






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