Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates

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

Fish, Stuyvesant
Railroad, bank, and insurance executive; President Illinois Central (1887-1906), American Railway Association (1904-1906); Director Illinois Central (1877-1906); negotiated the 'Alabama' claims with England.

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Alabama Western Railroad CoALA-565-S-10stockholder
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad CoBAL-662d-S-72bstockholder
Belleville & Southern Illinois Railroad CoBEL-469-S-41president
Belleville & Southern Illinois Railroad CoBEL-469-S-50president
Canton Aberdeen & Nashville Rail Road CoCAN-839-B-50trustee
The Cedar Falls & Minnesota Railroad CoCED-136b-S-50stockholder
The Cedar Falls & Minnesota Railroad CoCED-136b-S-52stockholder
The Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern Railroad CoCHE-549-S-50co-president
Chicago Havana & Western Railroad CoCHI-239-S-40president
Chicago Havana & Western Railroad CoCHI-239-S-40stockholder
Chicago & Springfield Railroad CoCHI-679-S-40president
Chicago & Springfield Railroad CoCHI-679-S-45stockholder
Chicago St Louis & New Orleans Railroad (Rail Road) CoCHI-695-B-50secretary
Cincinnati Indianapolis St Louis & Chicago Railway CoCIN-382-S-60
Cincinnati Indianapolis St Louis & Chicago Railway CoCIN-382-S-60stockholder
Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad (Rail Road) CoDUB-813-S-50president
Illinois Central Rail Road CoILL-079b-O-53president
Illinois Central Rail Road CoILL-079b-S-52president
Illinois Central Railroad CoILL-079c-O-11president
Illinois Central Railroad CoILL-079c-O-25president
Iowa Falls & Sioux City Rail Road CoIOW-235b-S-46president Illinois Central
Iowa Falls & Sioux City Rail Road CoIOW-235b-S-46trustee
(The) Mississippi Valley CoMIS-462-S-50stockholder
(The) Mississippi Valley CoMIS-462-S-50president of ICRR
Mississippi Valley CorpMIS-463-S-30stockholder
The Mound City Railway CoMOU-054-S-30stockholder
The Mound City Railway CoMOU-054-S-30president
(The) New Orleans Belt Railroad CoNEW-323-S-50stockholder
Ogdensburgh & Lake Champlain Railroad CoOGD-748b-B-49trustee
Ogdensburgh & Lake Champlain Railroad CoOGD-748b-B-50trustee
Omaha Bridge & Terminal Railway CoOMA-143-S-40president, stockholder
Omaha Bridge & Terminal Railway CoOMA-143-S-40president
Peoria Decatur & Mattoon Railroad CoPEO-441-S-50president
Peoria Decatur & Mattoon Railroad CoPEO-441-S-80president
Rantoul Railroad CoRAN-909-S-20president
Short Route Railway Transfer Co of Louisville KYSHO-800-S-51stockholder
(The) Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad (Rail Road) CoYAZ-667-S-45stockholder
(The) Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad (Rail Road) CoYAZ-667-S-45president

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
1877Collector Contribution
1877Collector Contribution
1884Collector Contribution
1887Volker Mueller
1888Collector Contribution
1904William Knadler
1904Collector Contribution
1905Collector Contribution
1905William Knadler
1905Max Hensley
unkCollector Contribution

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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