Scripophily.com Discovers Rare California Bond Certificate Issued in 1860 for Expenses Incurred in the Suppression of Indian Hostilities, Signed by Governor John Downey

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The bond was signed by signed by California Governor John Downey and Indian Agent Edward Augustus Stevenson, who later became Idaho Governor.

Bond for the Payment of Expenses incurred in the Suppression of Indian Hostilities signed by California Governor John Downey and Indian Agent - RARE - California 1860

Scripophily is the name of the hobby of collecting stocks and bond certificates

Scripophily.com is offering a RARE Historic $1,000 Bond Certificate from the State of California for War Indebtedness for the Payment of Expenses incurred in the Suppression of Indian Hostilities issued in 1860. This document was printed by Fishbournes Litho, San Francisco and has an ornate border around it with a vignettes of Native Americans. This item has the signatures of the State Treasurer and Controller, and is over 167 years old.

The bond was paid to the order of the governor authorizing the Treasurer of State to issue Bonds for the Payment of Expenses incurred in the Suppression of Indian Hostilities in certain Counties in this State. The bond was also signed on the verso by California Governor John Downey and Indian Agent Edward Augustus Stevenson, who later became Idaho Governor.

Scripophily (scrip-ah-fil-ly) is the name of the hobby of collecting old stock and bond certificates. Certificate values range from a few dollars to more than $500,000 for the most unique and rare items. Tens of thousands of Scripophily buyers worldwide include casual collectors, corporate archives, business executives, museums and serious collectors. Due to the computer age, more and more stock and bonds are issued electronically which means fewer paper certificates are being issued. As a result, demand for paper certificates is increasing while supply is decreasing.

Scripophily.com - The Gift of History, founded by bob Kerstein, is the Internet's leading buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates and have items on loan for display in the Smithsonian's Museum of Financial History in New York. Our company has been featured on CNBC, USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, Nightline, Today Show, Baltimore Sun, and Washington Post and in many other media publications. The company also offers the World’s #1 old stock research service at OldCompany.com and offers high resolution scans for publications. Scripophily.com has over 17,500 selections on its website.

Scripophily.com / Old Company Research Service, founding member of the Old Stock Exchange, is the successor company to all material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, R.M. Smythe Stock Research Service, and the Herzog & Co., Inc. obsolete research services. These services have been performed continuously for over 136 years since 1880.

Scripophily.com and Old Company Research Services was founded by Bob Kerstein (Bob.com). Bob is a CPA and CGMA, and has more than 39 years of senior management experience in the Cellular, Cable TV, Satellite, Internet, Professional Sports and Entertainment Industries. Bob is also the President of the Professional Scripophily Traders Association (PSTA) and co founder of the American Stock and Bond Collectors Association.

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