Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Road Share Certificate, Binghamn, 1795

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  • Sold Date: Apr 27, 2015
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Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Share Certificate, 1795

Signed by William Bingham

Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike 1 Share of stock, No. 414 (early low number), dated March 16 th , 1795 with a lovely strike. The certificate is printed on vellum (sheep skin) and is the earliest known American item with a vignette. The certificate is signed by William Bingham, the wealthiest man in the nation at the time, uncancelled. Fine.