#4166. Cornell Steamboat (New York) 1920. Offices, Kingston, New York. $1000. Seven Per Cent Coupon Gold Debenture Bond. SPECIMEN. Green borders. Steamboat and canal barges. Franklin Lee Division – American Bank Note Co. 10” x 14.5”. VF+. Minor edge splits.
Thomas Cornell owned and operated Hudson River passenger vessels, but his fortune, as the canal barges in this bond’s vignette indicate, was made from his extensive tow boat operations.