George LaBarre Galleries collectible old stocks and bonds . . . over 6 million pieces! We sell old stocks and bonds that range from a dollar to tens of thousands of dollars. We have a fine inventory of coins and paper money, foreign antique stock and bond companies, autographs of famous people, presidential campaign items, and historically important Americana of all kinds.
Friday, May 17, 2013
General John A. Dix - Mississippi and Missouri Railroad
John A. Dix (1798-1879), Soldier, Lawyer, Statesman. An active career in military and politics, he became Secretary of the Treasury in 1861, his chief service to the Union. His dispatch of Jan. 29, 1861 to a treasury official in New Orleans which ended: "If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot!" was a clarion call to the North. After turning over the job to Salmon P. Chase, he was made a major-general. After the war, served as Minister to France and Governor of NY.
Gorgeous stock dated 1850s of the Mississippi & Missouri Railroad. Exceptional Southern stock. Slight hole cancel at signature. Nice! Scarce!
State(s): Mississippi, Missouri
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George H. LaBarre Galleries - Collectible Stocks and Bonds and Old Stocks and Bonds
A foreign antique stock and bond company.
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