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    George M. Pullman Stock Certificate Signed "Geo. M. Pullman." Two pages, 11.5" x 7.5", Chicago, August 25, 1892, certifying that "Geo. M. Pullman is entitled to Two hundred Shares of the Capital Stock of Pullman's Palace Car Company." Industrialist George Pullman (1831-1897) was responsible for the development of the Pullman sleeping car in 1864, which gained popularity after one carried the body of slain President Abraham Lincoln from Washington, D. C., back to his home of Springfield, Illinois for burial. Lightly toned along the left edge; smoothed folds.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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