SAINT VRAIN TOWN COMPANY Stock Certificate #23 Issued December 19, 1859 Issued at the Town of Saint Vrain, Jefferson Territory (later known as the Colorado Territory, about 18 months later) PRINTED ON CERTIFICATE: " Saint Vrain, Jefferson" The Jefferson Territory was created by an act of Congress on October 24, 1859, and then another act of Congress made this same region the Colorado Territory on February 28, 1861. R. B. Bradford, president ( One of the incorporators of the Denver Mutual Insurance Company with Amos Steck; also, president of The Denver City and Auraria Reading Room and Library Association) Thomas J. Bayaud, Secretary ( Bayaud was a contractor who built a bridge across the South Platte near 15th Street, Denver City) Issued and NOT cancelled Fine condition: no foxing; no tears; no damage. Dimensions: 8 inches by 5 inches Once more, we, at COLORADO ARTIFACTUAL and MT. GOTHIC TOMES exhibit for potential purchase a superb and original JEFFERSON TERRITORY document for potential purchase. This document represents the beginning of the STATE OF COLORADO, is highly significant, and exceedingly scarce (similar to the CHEROKEE CITY certificate with the first Colorado map printed in Colorado [ Jefferson Territory] we are currently offering -- see our other items.) Purchase one or both of these COLORADO SCARCITIES.
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SaleClic specifics for: SAINT VRAIN TOWN COMPANY JEFFERSON TERRITORY COLORADO stock certificate 1859 Seller: caledoniahhm6 Reviews: 356 Positive Feedback: 100.0% Location: Crested Butte, Colorado Ships to: Worldwide Item: 123908764953 Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated JEFFERSON TERRITORY: State of Colorado