Lot 1080: New Mexico and Southern Pacific Railroad Co., 1880 Issued Stock.
25 October 2016
Fort Lee, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Clifton, New Mexico. 1 Share Capitol Stock, Issued and Uncancelled Certificate. Black print with ornate black border. Vignette of a locomotive at station on upper left with ornate title. Issued to and signed by T.Jefferson Coolidge and signed by Thomas Nickerson as president. Thomas Jefferson Coolidge (1831-1920) Ñ also known as T. Jefferson Coolidge. Great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson. President of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, and other companies; U.S. Minister to France, 1892-93. He was also a prominent figure in the Sonora Railway, California Southern Railroad and Mexican Central Railway, all subsidiary companies of the Santa Fe Railroad.