CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO. 7% Bond of $1000. red, black. No 203. Large format bond taped on thick brown paper. Some edge-damage including one tear of 3,5cm. Vignette of globe with train and San Francisco behind the globe. Issued by the City and County of San Francisco to subscribe 1 million USD to the capital stock of the Western Pacific RR Co. and the Central Pacific RR CO. of California to fund the construction of the Western Pacific RR between San Francisco Bay (at Alameda) and the Central Pacific RR of California at Sacramento. This is the westernmost portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS, RAILROADS
Date: 1 May 1865
Startprice: € 100