Lot #136
Charles Crocker

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Estimate: $400+

Description

American railroad executive (1822-1888) who was one of the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad, famously known as 'The Big Four.' Partly-printed DS, signed “Cha. Crocker,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.5 x 13.75, February 25, 1882. Deed between the Central Pacific Railroad Co. and George W. Smethurst, selling 80 acres of land situated in Yuba, California, for the sum of $120. Signed at the conclusion by Crocker as second vice president of the Central Pacific Railroad, and countersigned by a secretary and two trustees. In very good to fine condition, with overall light toning, and partial separation along the hinge. Accompanied by a hardbound title abstract prepared in 1917 by Pierce-Bosquit Abstract & Title Co. for lands in the same vicinity.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #543 - Ended January 09, 2019





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