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    World's Columbian Exposition: Two Documents Related to Louis E. Jones, Shareholder of the WCE, including: One voucher measuring 8.5" x 3.5", No. 1722, dated July 10, 1890 certifying that Louis E. Jones "is entitled to 2 tickets of admission to the World's Columbian Exposition on account of full paid subscription of shares of stock." The document is signed in original ink by A.T. Seeberger, Treasurer and countersigned by H.V. Hayes. Very handsome with a world globe in the background. [and:] One Columbian Land Association document measuring 9.5" x 6.5", entitling Jones to "Two memberships in The Columbian Land Association, of Chicago, Illinois, transferable in person or by Attorney only, upon the books of the Association and on surrender of this Certificate free from arrears." Signed in ink by Charles N. Dutton, Secretary and Hugh G. Adams, President and dated the 15th day of November 1890. A pair of rare, possibly unique documents, both in favor of Louis C. Jones as a subscriber (shareholder) of the World's Columbian Exposition. From the collection of Norm Bolotin.

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    December, 2008
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