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    The Houston & Great Northern Railroad Company of Texas Stock Certificate 1871. One page. Horizontal 13" x 7.5". April 20, 1871. With endorsements by the railroad's president and treasurer. Beautiful George Washington internal revenue tax stamp affixed. With punch cancellations to one coupon. Numerous holograph annotations. Paper slightly toned with old filing holes at one end. Very good.

    The Houston and Great Northern was chartered on October 22, 1866 by the first legislature to meet after the Civil War. The railroad owned track between Houston and Palestine, between Houston and East Columbia with branches from Phelps to Huntsville, and between Troup and Mineola. In 1873 the Houston and Great Northern and International Railroad Company consolidated to form the International-Great Northern Railroad Company.


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