Staten Island Rail-Road Co (106087)

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Staten Island Rail-Road Co   (106087)
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Incorporated on May 21, 1836. However, the company lost its charter in 1838 because the railroad was not built within two years after it was incorporated. Since the plan conceived by the local residents followed Vanderbilt's proposed route, he helped charter the Staten Island Railroad Company (SIRR) on August 2, 1851 in order to build the rail line.

#334, I/C, 40 shares of common stock @ $50 par. Issued April 5, 1864 to Jacob H. Vanderbilt and signed by J.H. Vanderbilt President. BLACK, two vignettes: left side Paddle steamer, top4-4-0 w/ cars passing lake. Two revenue stamps: one front and one reverse side. Hosford & Co. printer. EF Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1864
State/Country: New York
City/County: Staten Island