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    William Fargo - John Butterfield - Alex Holland American Express Company (New York)
    This 1859 certificate for 20 shares is signed as President by John Butterfield, as Secretary by William Fargo and as Treasurer by Alex Holland.
    John Butterfield began his career in the express business as a stage driver and later was a founder of the American Express Company. The Fargo name is a virtual synonym for the 19th century express business. Fargo is best remembered for his role in the fabled Wells Fargo Company. There is some light toning to the paper. Uncancelled. Very Fine.


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    May, 2003
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