Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Search the Coxrail database for descriptions of 23,700+ certificates from over 7,400 North American railroad companies.

Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates

This represents a full listing of railroad-related certificates
known to exist with the celebrity autograph of:

Cooke, Jay
Financier. Founded Jay Cooke & Co. bank. Famous for selling government bonds to pay for Civil War. Financed several western railroads including the Northern Pacific. Precipitated Panic of 1873 and lost all in bad railroad investments. Rebuilt fortune in Utah mining.

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Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway CoCLE-480-S-40stockholder
Columbus Chicago & Indiana Central Railway CoCOL-625-S-60for Cooke & Co.
(The) Lake Shore Railway CoLAK-635-S-50for Jay Cooke & Co.
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-B-13trustee
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-B-19trustee
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-S-45atrustee
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-S-48astockholder
Oil Creek & Allegheny River Rail Way CoOIL-467-S-50astockholder
Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway CoPIT-455-O-50for Jay Cooke & Co
Preston Coal & Improvement CoPRE-500-S-30for Jay Cooke & Co

Autograph samples

Please note: I do NOT authenticate autographs. These samples were provided
by collectors and dealers who had evidence to believe these are valid
signatures. Please contact me if you discover evidence to the contrary.

DateAutograph sampleSource
1879William Knadler

Please help by sending images of additional autographs, or
better images than those shown here. Scan them at high
resolution (about 300 dpi) with about one inch (2 cm) space around
the signature. Since handwriting changes with age,
please include the date of the autograph.

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