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    Charles Butler St. Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad Autographed Stock, 1874 Signed by Charles Butler, born 1802, died 1897. Lawyer, philanthropist, railroad executive. He started as a clerk at $100 a year in the office of Martin Van Buren at Albany. In 1833 Butler made a journey to the West "attended with great privations and difficulty." His hard work and shrewd political manipulation brought him great wealth and success. Biographical information is included. The color, extraordinary graphics and imprinted revenue are so exciting. Usual cancellations. Very fine condition and nicer than normally found. Rare. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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