Extra Rare Rough & Ready Wells Fargo Second of Exchange. (102276)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Documents Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 500.00 USD
Extra Rare Rough & Ready Wells Fargo Second of Exchange.  (102276)
150.00USDto T******1+ (37.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 18 @ 15:17UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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# 41,653 for $150 to agent EB Comstock of Pontiac, Michigan. Endorsed on back to John Comstock. Small holes lower left; otherwise extremely nice. Rough and Ready is located west of Grass Valley, California. The first established settlement in Rough and Ready was made in the fall of 1849 by a mining company from Wisconsin, known as the Rough and Ready Company, during the California Gold Rush.[4] Their leader, Captain A. A. Townsend, named the company after General Zachary Taylor (nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready") who had recently been elected the 12th President of the United States. Captain Townsend had served under Taylor when he commanded the American Forces during the Blackhawk War.

Date: 1856
City/County: Rough & Ready
State: California