Stock Certificate From Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company Goes For $20,000 At R. M. Smythe & Company A stock certificate from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company sold for $20,000 and was one of several outstanding offerings that exceeded presale estimates at the February 6-7th. R. M. Smythe & Company Wi
Morrisana, diplomat and US senator. He was a member of the Continental Congress and one of the three drafters of the Articles of Confederation. Also signed by Rufus King (1755-1827), Revolutionary soldier, Continental Congressman, US senator from NY, twice a US senator, unsuccessful Federalist candidate for President in 1804 (thus at signing). Another signer was Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The other signers were Robert Benson and Thomas Wilkes. Framed behind glass with an engraving of Gouverneur Morris. Not examined out of frame, but appears to be EF.
Issued just four months after Hamilton's famous duel with Vice President Aaron Burr. Hamilton was brilliant at getting the affairs of the United States in order, but he allowed his own personal finances to fall into complete disorder. The four gentlemen who signed this certificate formed a committee to liquidate Hamilton's assets in order to try to save something for Mrs. Hamilton and the children.
Prices were generally much improved and autographed items and rare pieces did exceptionally well. None of the prices listed here include the Buyers Premium.
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