Jay Gould Signature on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Stock [130208]

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Jay Gould Signature on Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Stock  [130208]
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Certificate #3208 issued to Gould in 1880 for 100 shares. Signed on reverse. Brown Border. Hole punch cancelled. Cattle vignette. 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.

Date: 1880
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Provenance: Ken Prag Collection