NOVA SCOTIA. BOSTON. 6% First Mortgage Bond of $500. black, red, green seal. No 63. Bond issued in the US to mine coal on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. The coal mining industry in the area was hugely important for its development, from the early 1700s until the early 1900s. The coal seams ran out under the Atlantic ocean. The firm was headquartered at Port Hood, Nova Scotia. The treasurer, Leonard A. Jones, was a Boston lawyer who became a noted writer of law books and a judge in Massachusetts. He signed the bond.
Date: 15 June 1867
Startprice: € 50