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Title Stock certificate: Hoboken & Hudson River Turnpike Co., Hoboken, 185_, unissued blank form, ca. 1857-1859.
Object Name Certificate, Stock
Catalog Number 2008.012.0119
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Stock: Hoboken & Hudson River Turnpike Company, Hoboken, 185_, ca. 1857-1859. Unissued blank certficate for capital stock. Printed form two sides, 6-1/8" high x 9-3/8" wide with irregularly trimmed left edge.

"Incorporated by the State of New Jersey." Shares were priced at fifty dollars each. All areas or lines on printed form that were intended for entry including certificate number and number of shares are blank.

Creation date is unknown: rudimentary research has indicated that the company operated from 1857 to 1861. In 1861, it appears to have become part of of the New York & Fort Lee Railroad Co. which probably acquired it for the right-of-ways.
Notes Hoboken & Hudson River Turnpike Company (The) (New York & Fort Lee Railroad Company) - 1857-1861 - New York

Date 1857-1859
Year Range from 1857
Year Range to 1859
Search Terms Hoboken & Hudson River Turnpike Company
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Classification Financial
Business & Commerce
Transportation
Travel
Railroads