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    George McClellan - Grand Belt Copper Company (New York)
    A 1885 dated certificate for 100 shares signed as company President by George McClellan, shortly before his death that year. A triple vignetted stock depicting an eagle flanked by a scene of miners at work and a farmer operating a horse drawn plow. McClellan graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1846 and was the commander of the Union Army in the Civil War prior to General Grant. He was the Democratic candidate for the Presidency in 1864 and served as Governor of New Jersey 1878-1881. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery in Trenton, NJ. Rust and black. One of only 16 pieces known from this company with the McClellan signature. Uncancelled. New


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