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    The Houston & Texas Central Railway Company $1000 Gold Bearing Bond 1873. One page. Horizontal. 18.75" x 18.75". Printed by P. Miller Lithography, New York. Retaining seven integrally attached coupons. Signed by both company presidents and the secretary. Locomotive vignette and the company seal. With the usual fold creases; else in near fine condition.

    The Houston & Texas Central Railway Company started life as the Galveston and Red River Railway in 1848 but was renamed in 1856. After an initial slow start, the railroad made progress laying tracks across the state. In 1877 the H&TC was sold and came under Southern Pacific control.


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    June, 2008
    14th Saturday
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