Vermont Marble & Soap Stone Company Stock, 1857 (111332)

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Vermont Marble & Soap Stone Company Stock, 1857  (111332)
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Cert. #68, issued for 100 shares to Isaac A. Brooks and signed by C.W. Fabyan as president and Chas. Cummings as secretary. The company was incorporated in 1855, by a special Act of the Vermont Legislature. Vignette of two workers dockside and an allegorical female with flag shield at left. Black print on white. There is an excellent bed of steatite in gneiss in Baltimore, which is worked by the Vermont Marble and Soapstone Company. The strike of the inclosing gneiss varies from north and south to N. 30° W. There is much alluvium adjacent, so that the whole bed was not exposed, the steatite was about 75'feet long and 42 feet wide (Report on the Geology of Vermont, Vol. 1). Black pen cancelled.

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State: Vermont