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Title Bond, specimen: Morris & Essex Railroad, NJ; 2nd Mortgage Convertible Bond, $1000, 1867; due 1891; Unregistered; unissued.
Object Name Bond
Catalog Number 2014.001.0052
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Specimen bond: Morris & Essex Railroad Co., State of New Jersey, Second Mortgage Convertible Bond. $1000. Due August 1, 1891. 7% interest payable semi-annually.

Unregistered and unissued 1867 bond.

Printed in black and red on wove paper (no watermark), 15-1/2" wide x 23" high, folded to 4" wide x 7-3/4" high. All forty nine $35.00 interest coupons present.

To be issued to trustees, Jacob D. Vermilye and Dudley B. Fuller, or bearer.
Notes Morris & Essex Railroad (M&E) was chartered in 1835 and first trains operated in 1836. The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad became the leaseholder of the M&E with an agreement dated Dec. 10, 1868 and took control January 1, 1869. The M&E was formally merged with the DL&W on July 26, 1945.
Date 1866-1867
Year Range from 1866
Year Range to 1867
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Morris & Essex Railroad Co.
Caption bond certificate portion at top, cropped edges
Imagefile 239\20140010052.TIF
Classification Railroads
Business & Commerce