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A fine early 1863 during the civil war transfer of stock by J.P. Morgan to his own company. Boldy signed on the top transfer note by Morgan during the Civil War. Also attched to anoter transfer for a Benjamin Ingham.With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA. John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913)was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance on Wall Street throughout the Gilded Age. As the head of the banking firm that ultimately became known as J.P. Morgan and Co., he was a driving force behind the wave of industrial consolidation in the United States spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Benjamin Ingham, a British winegrower and merchant who lived in Sicily, possessed 4,500 shares of New York Central stock (or 1.9 percent of the ... From 1853 to 1861 he was the single largest shareholder in that railroad. He also held ahares in amny other rail roads and was one of the largest British investors in rail road stock at the time. The Railroad The DL&W RR was a coal/bridge line, originally conceived to haul coal out of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna River valley to it's eastern terminus, Hoboken NJ. It eventually extended Buffalo NY, and served as a land-bridge line between the Great Lakes (Buffalo) and the Atlantic ocean (Hoboken). The DL&W promoted and became famous for using clean-burning anthracite coal in it's locomotives, greatly reducing the coal soot in it's passenger trains. It's passenger mascot, Phoebe Snow - a woman in a white dress and white gloves - was created to demonstrate the relative cleanliness of it's trains.
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. Company Issued to and Signed by J. P Morgan
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. Company Issued to and Signed by J. P Morgan
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $810.00
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

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