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    Redington Live Stock Company Stock Certificate, Arizona Territory, 1885. Five shares at $5.00 each of a great early issued but not canceled Arizona Territory stock certificate from Pima County. Certificate is #94, issued in Tucson, Arizona Territory, July 1, 1885 (date of incorporation printed on certificate and embossed in corporate seal). Signed three times by H. B. Tenney as secretary. A great vignette of a stag can be seen at left, with an under-print of cattle & sheep in blue-green at center. "Place of Business, Tucson, Arizona" printed at top.

    H. B. Tenney was a store clerk in Tucson before his appointment as cashier of the Consolidated National Bank of Tucson. He was a source for Bancroft's History of Arizona and New Mexico published in 1889. In 1885 he was secretary of the Redington Live Stock Company, part of the cattle-raising and beef processing empire of Bayless & Berkalew Livestock Company headed by Charles H. Bayless. Tenney was involved in a number of investments in cattle, railroad building and finance and in 1889 he served in the lower house of the legislature of Arizona Territory as a representative from Pima County. He attended the 1904 Republican National Convention as a delegate from the Arizona Territory. Measures approximately 6" x 10".

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