Jay Gould signed Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Company Stock [130200]

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Jay Gould signed Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Company Stock  [130200]
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Certificate B7177 issued to Gould. Signed on back by Gould. President was George Clark. Issued in Hole punch cancelled. Discoloration especially upper middle. One dog eared corner. 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. Gould gained ownership just about the time this certificate was issued!

Date: 1880
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Provenance: Ken Prag Collection