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Title Stock certificate: Hoboken Ferry Company, No. A19, issued to Wm. A. Nash, 8 shares, Jan. 7, 1897.
Object Name Certificate, Stock
Catalog Number 2011.005.0041
Collection Hoboken Ferry Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Stock certificate: Hoboken Ferry Company, No. A19, issued to William A. Nash for 8 shares of capital stock, $100 each, January 7, 1897; transferered to Calvert Brewer, Jan. 8, 1897; canceled. Certificate A19. Engraved printed paper in burnt orange and black, 7-1/4" high x 10-3/4" wide (left edge irregulaly trimmed; record stub not present.) Holographic entries and signatures, inkstamps, revenue stamps; perforation '8' and plus 17 cancellation hole punches in two different diameters.

Engraved vignette of the ferry boat Bergen.

Signed by the President, Ronald Aldridge (among others) and embossed with the corporate seal. The corporate seal states the company was incorporated in 1888. The central image is a steam ferryboat ( not the same one as used in the engraved vignette.)

Imprinted at right front edge: Issued for Property Purchased. Back has 4 Series of 1898 Documentary revenue stamps. Each has validation stamp of the United States Mortgage & Trust Co., April 28, 1899.

Cancellation inkstamp on front: Canceled May 3, 1899, Continental Trust Co. of the City of New York.
People Aldridge, Ronald
Nash, William A.
Date 1897-1899
Year Range from 1897
Year Range to 1899
Search Terms Hoboken Ferry Company
Caption front
Imagefile 083\20110050041.tif
Classification Business & Commerce
Transportation
Ships
Art
Ferry
Financial