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    James Fargo - Merchants Despatch Company (New York)
    This 50 share certificate in brown and red bears an imprinted revenue stamp and is signed by James Fargo as company President. Fargo was the brother of William Fargo of Wells-Fargo fame. He formed the Merchants Despatch Company in 1857 and it proved to be highly successful. The central theme vignette depicts the company's headquarters office and terminal. Pen cancellations at the Fargo signature. Very Fine.


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    May, 2003
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