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William H. Vanderbilt - Hudson River Railroad - Stock Certificate (Uncanceled)

Inv# AG1055   Stock
William H. Vanderbilt - Hudson River Railroad - Stock Certificate (Uncanceled)
State(s): New York
Years: 1860's
William H. Vanderbilt (1821-1885). This Fractional stock is issued from N.Y. in the 1860's. Unissued with nice uncanceled signature of William H. Vanderbilt. Available PMG grade 58. It comes with a beautiful portrait of William H. Vanderbilt. Mint Condition. Rare! From the Syracuse University Collection.
William Henry "Billy" Vanderbilt (May 8, 1821 December 8, 1885) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was the eldest son of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, an heir to his fortune and a prominent member of the Vanderbilt family. Vanderbilt was the richest American after he took over his father's fortune in 1877 until his own death in 1885, passing on a substantial part of the fortune to his wife and children, particularly to his sons Cornelius II and William. He inherited nearly $100 million from his father. The fortune had doubled when he died less than nine years later.
Condition: Excellent

A stock certificate is issued by businesses, usually companies. A stock is part of the permanent finance of a business. Normally, they are never repaid, and the investor can recover his/her money only by selling to another investor. Most stocks, or also called shares, earn dividends, at the business's discretion, depending on how well it has traded. A stockholder or shareholder is a part-owner of the business that issued the stock certificates.

Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $780.00