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    1863 San Francisco Homestead Union Stock Certificate Signed by Washington Bartlett. Exceptionally fine and rare stock certificate issued by the San Francisco Homestead Union, San Francisco, March 31, 1863. Certificate #73 for one share signed by Washington Bartlett as president. Attractive certificate printed in blue with pink underprint. Central vignette of California state seal. Vignette at left of female figure representing "Justice." Printed by Agnew & Deffebach of San Francisco. Not canceled. Measures approximately 10.5" x 5.5".

    Washington Montgomery Bartlett was born in Georgia. He was a printer by trade, and after moving to San Francisco, he published a newspaper and practiced law. Bartlett held a number of public offices during his lifetime: state senator, mayor, and finally governor of California. He also has a street named after him in San Francisco.

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