Industrialist (1821–1900) known as one of the Big Four of western railroading, building the Central Pacific Railroad as part of the first US transcontinental railroad. Partly-printed DS, signed “C. P. Huntington,” one page, 11 x 7.5, September 26, 1889. Stock certificate issued to Huntington for 100 shares of capital stock in the Newport News and Mississippi Valley Company. Signed at the conclusion by Huntington as the company’s president and countersigned twice by the secretary, J. E. Gates. Handsomely double-matted and framed with a portrait of the industrialist to an overall size of 24 x 13.5. In fine condition, with expected document wear and cancellation holes to the lower right corner. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.
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