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Springer Financial Documents Collection, Australasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company Stock Certificate
Springer Financial Documents Collection, Australasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company Stock Certificate
TitleSpringer Financial Documents Collection, Australasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company Stock Certificate
DescriptionCertificate for a £20 share in the Australasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company issued to Thomas Baring of Bishopgate Street, London, dated 12 October 1852. Engraved with an embossed seal. Thomas Baring (1799-1873), a longtime member of Parliament, belonged to the dynasty that operated London's famous Baring Bank from 1762 to 1995. Baring Bank was long a major force in international finance: it helped finance the Union during the Civil War, financed many U.S. railroads, and finally fell in a massive embezzlement scandal in 1995. Gift of Don Springer, 2006.
CreatorAustralasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company
TypeText
FormatTIFF, 300 ppi
IdentifierMC 91
SourceArchives/Special Collections, Norris L Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield
Languageeng
RelationDon Springer Historical Financial Documents Collection, 1717-1967
RightsPublic Domain. This image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and educational purposes. For further information or reproductions, please contact: Archives/Special Collections, University of Illinois at Springfield, One University Plaza, MS BRK 140, Springfield IL 62703-5407. Phone: (217) 206-6520. http://www.uis.edu/archives/
Date Original1852
Physical Description8.25" x 6.5"
Date Digital2007-10-12
CollectionManuscripts and Special Collections (University of Illinois at Springfield)
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