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Illinois Central Railroad Co. (112283)

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Transportation Start Price:70.00 USD Estimated At:140.00 - 200.00 USD
Illinois Central Railroad Co.  (112283)
SOLD
40.00USDto d*******f+ (10.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 15 @ 14:21UTC-8 : PST
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Two certificates. The IC was one of the oldest Class I railroads in the United States. The company was incorporated by the Illinois General Assembly on January 16, 1836. Memorialized in song 1971,"City of New Orleans" by Steve Goodman.

" Illinois Central Monday morning rail

Fifteen cars and fifteen restless riders

Three conductors and 25 sacks of mail...

Good morning America, how are you?"

#1045, I/C, Provisional Certificated for Construction Bond, 6%, issued Aug. 16, 1852. Signed Robert Schuyler president. Black on blue paper, no vignette, stamped "CANCELLED", coupons attached. Handwritten note top left "Construction Bond #72, Kethum Rogers". Near AU cond.

U/C, not numbered, no par listed, stamped "CANCELLED", dateline 185_, no vignette. AU

Geo. Scott Roe printer.

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Illinois
City/County:
Date: 1852