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Archives International Auctions / AIA Sale 58 - SESSIONS 1 & 2 - U.S., Chinese & WW Banknotes, Scripophily, Coins and Security Printin - 08/04/2020 / Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Certificates / Lot 989
Canada Southern Railway Co., ca.1880s Partially Issued Bond Signed by Cornelius Vanderbilt II. - Canada. $1,000 Partially issued 5% Second Mortgage Registered Bond, Black print on ornate green border. Company title at top with two vignettes at side; left has a locomotive and right side has man with flag waving at passing train. POC's at bottom through signatures. VF-XF condition. ABNC. Signed by Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Cornelius Vanderbilt II was born on November 27, 1843 on Staten Island, New York to William Henry Vanderbilt (1821_1885) and Maria Louisa Kissam. Vanderbilt established a reputation for a strong work ethic while clerking at the Shoe and Leather Bank in New York City. This endeared him to his grandfather, the 'Commodore', who was a strong believer in personal industry. Vanderbilt was active in numerous organizations including the Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York, YMCA, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Trinity Church, St. Bartholomew's Church, Sunday Breakfast Association, and the Newport Country Club.