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Consolidated Wellston Coal and Iron Company Bond

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 200.00 USD
Consolidated Wellston Coal and Iron Company Bond
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
# 301 for $1,000. Coupons 5 to 8 still attached. 18 x 12". One large fold intersection holes. Nice condition! "HThe discovery of a presumably inexhaustible bed of coal, once thought of as a superior quality, attracted the attention of capitalists to this region. In November 1873, the town of Wellston (named in honor of its founder, Harvey Wells) was laid out on a portion of farmland purchased from H. S. Bundy....On February 2, 1874, contracts were made for the construction of the first iron furnace (twin stack, double blast) for the Wellston Coal and Iron Company. Other furnaces followed despite the panic which followed the Civil War...." [cityof wells.org] Prag Collection State: Ohio City: Jackson County Date: 1887 HWAC# 83951