#4127. New Jersey Junction Railroad (New York) 1886


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#4127. New Jersey Junction Railroad (New York) 1886. Principal guaranteed by the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. $1000. One Hundred Year Four Per Cent First Mortgage Bond. Issued, cancelled. No.540. Brown borders and underprint; brown back. ferry and numerous ships and boats in New York Harbor. On the back is a Hudson River scene depicting Morgan’s yacht, “Corsair.” J. P. Morgan signs as a trustee. . Coupons bound at left side. American Bank Note Co. 9.5” x 12.5”. EF. Traces of red rubber stamp ink on the back.

J. P. Morgan rarely signed any certificates, and probably enjoyed being able to see the illustration of his yacht as he went through the boring task of having to sign these bonds.