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    Compagnie de Colonisation Americaine (Paris, France)
    A 1820 dated one share certificate for 100 acres. Printed in France. A large certificate in black and white measuring 13 3/4" x 18". The early part of the 19th century brought a number of European speculators to America in hopes of buying land for development and promotion to potential immigrants. This company was one such attempt and controlled a vast tract of land of almost 2 million acres in Virginia and Kentucky. While dividends were to be paid, all the dividend coupons remain attached, suggesting that the venture failed to meet the subscribers' expectations. An interesting early certificate related to the settlement and expansion of the United States. There are a few tiny holes. Uncancelled. Extremely Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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