General Dodge Signature as President on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Stock [130209]

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General Dodge Signature as President on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Stock  [130209]
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#9958 issued to martin Runyan for 100 shares. Green border. Signed by president G. M. Dodge. Hole punch cancelled, but Dodge’s signature shows very well. Cattle vignette. Dodge was a railroad man and as responsible for selecting and surveying the 1,186 mile route of the Union Pacific railroad. He was a general in the Civil War and was wounded three times in battle. 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. Some discoloration issues. See photo. Edges and borders are intact with no rips of tears.

Date: 1880
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Provenance: Ken Prag Collection