Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pacific railroad bond, 1865

From: "John Kelsey" xo-xo-x@comcast.net

I have bond #58 of the 1865 railroad bond & would like an estimate of its insurance value. I do not plan on selling it since my great-great-grandfather was E.B. Crocker who was the lawyer for the Big Four. ... My great-grandmother was Jennie Crocker Fassett. ...

Here are the best photos I could take of this Pacific Railroad bond. It is signed by M(W?) R Shaber (Shabir?) on the right side above the coupons. There are 31 coupons still attached and the bond has been cancelled. It's in very good shape other than wrinkled and a couple creases from being folded. ...

If you might comment on the insurance value (just an estimate) I will appreciate it. I have been to the RR Museum in old town Sacramento & the Crocker Art Museum twice each which are 2 great places. ...

Any thoughts will be appreciated.

—John Kelsey


Pacific railroad bond, 1865

Pacific railroad bond, 1865

Pacific railroad bond, 1865