Wednesday, January 18, 2012

American Express Company Stock signed by Henry Wells and James C Fargo

 American Express Company stock signed by Henry Wells and James C. Fargo.

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!

State: New York
Year: 1866
Condition: Excellent

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