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Union Cattle Company

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Union Cattle Company

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Auction Date:2010 Apr 15 @ 11:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Location:Crowne Plaza Hotel. 401 South Van Brunt St, Englewood, New Jersey, 07631, United States
Wyoming, 1886, $1,000. 10-year sinking fund gold bond. Issued and uncancelled. Gold foil seal. Brown border with steer sticking head out from under title. w/ partial coupons, XF. William Sturgis (1842-1936) served with the Union forces of the Civil War. In 1872, William and Thomas Sturgis in partnership with Gorham B. Goodell formed Sturgis, Goodell & Co., which raised cattle in Laramie County, Wyoming. William and Thomas helped to organize the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and William served as assistant secretary. He was secretary of the Laramie County Stock Association three years after it was organized and served for eleven years; he was one of the most influential men in the area's cattle business.