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Springer Financial Documents Collection, Nicholas Railroad Bond
Springer Financial Documents Collection, Nicholas Railroad Bond
TitleSpringer Financial Documents Collection, Nicholas Railroad Bond
DescriptionBond for 120 rubles/500 francs/20 pounds sterling, one of 550, 500 bonds issued by the Russian government in 1869 to finance the Nicholas Railroad, named after Czar Nicholas I (d. 1855), in whose reign Russia's rail network was first planned and began construction. The bond bears an engraving of the Russian Imperial Double Eagle. The recto contains Russian text, and the verso contains French and English text. Gift of Don Springer, 2004.
CreatorRussia, Nicholas Railroad
TypeText
FormatTIFF, 300 ppi
IdentifierMC 91
SourceArchives/Special Collections, Norris L Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield
Languageeng, fre, rus
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 Original1869
Physical Description12" x 15" framed
Date Digital2007-10-12
CollectionManuscripts and Special Collections (University of Illinois at Springfield)
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