Friday, November 18, 2011

American Express Company signed by Henry Wells and Jas. C. Fargo

American Express Company stock signed by Henry Wells as president Jas. C. Fargo as secretary.

Henry Wells (1805-1878), Expressman. He merged 3 older companies to form American Express and became its President from 1850-68. In 1852 he organized Wells, Fargo & Co. He retired in 1868.

In the same year, he founded Wells Seminary, the present Wells College.James C. Fargo (1829-1915), Express Executive, Brother of William G. In 1866 became Superintendent and Manager of American Express and in 1881 became President.

Exceptionally Nice!
Condition: Excellent

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