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    Thompson Brothers Lumber Company Stock Certificate 1910. One page. Horizontal 11" x 8". Printed by the Cargill Company, Houston. January 29, 1910. Issued to Hoxie H. Thompson. With endorsements by the company's secretary and president. Blind stamp seal. Color pine tree vignettes. With old fold creases, holograph annotation and corrections; else fine.

    The Thompson enterprises began in 1852, when B. F. Thompson and his two sons erected a sash mill near Kilgore. They built two circular sawmills before the Civil War and another immediately after the war. The Thompsons were among the first Texas lumbermen to understand the need for conservation and stewardship of the state's natural resources.


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