Jay Gould signed Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Company Stock [130197]

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Jay Gould signed Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Company Stock  [130197]
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Certificate #B10808 issued to Gould and signed by president Gould. Gould also signs on reverse. Issued in 1880. Hole punch cancelled. Cattle vignette. The Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway was incorporated in May 1870 in Junction City, Kansas. The company received government land grants to build a supply railroad connecting the frontier military bases of Fort Riley, Fort Gibson, and Fort Scott; and eventually Fort Worth, as well as establishing connections with other railroads that served Fort Leavenworth and Fort Smith — but its broader ambitions were to connect Chicago and New Orleans. Gould gained ownership just about the time this certificate was issued! Some very light discoloration and wrinkling. Overall very nice.

Date: 1880
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Provenance: Ken Prag Collection