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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 1092
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co. Group of 25 Stock Certificates, ca. 1870s - Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1870s. Group of 25 I/C 6% Preferred Stock Certificates for various Odd Shares. All are in Fine to VF condition. Some are signed by John W. Garrett. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on 31 July 1820. In 1855, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. Three years later, on November 17, 1858, he was elected President of the B&O Railroad - a position he held for 26 years. He was acknowledged by president Lincoln for his help in securing Washington, D.C. from capture by the rebels during the Civil War.