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United States Shipbuilding Co. Stock Signed by Jay Gould's Son (107762)

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United States Shipbuilding Co. Stock Signed by Jay Gould's Son  (107762)
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Rare. Inc. in New Jersey. No. 1434, issued for 100 shares to Edwin Gould on Nov. 24, 1902. Signed by Frank Gould as vice-president and asst. treasurer Wells. Not endorsed on reverse. Not cancelled. Orange border, black print, and great vignette of a battleship. Printed by Franklin Lee Bank Note Co., New York. 7.75 x 12.25" Folds, light wear. Both Edwin and Frank Gould were sons of famed "robber baron" Jay Gould. This company was merged by Charles Schwab with the Bethlehem Steel Company to build ships. In August 1902, USSC purchased the Union, Bath, Hyde Windlass, Crescent, Moore, Eastern, Harlan & Hollingsworth shipyards, the Canda Manufacturing company, and the capital stock of Bethlehem Steel. It was not a success.

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State: New Jersey
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Date: 1902