Biddeford and Saco Gas Light Company stock certificate, ca. 1857

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Biddeford and Saco Gas Light Company stock certificate, ca. 1857

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This stock certificate was good for one share in the Saco and Biddeford Gas Light Company. This share was purchased for a dollar by Jarvis Williary on October 10, 1851. The verso shows that Williary later transferred the share to his nephew, Franklin Smith, in 1858.

The Saco and Biddeford Gas Light Company was incorporated in 1850 and operated under several iterations of the same name until the late 1960s.

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  • Title: Biddeford and Saco Gas Light Company stock certificate, ca. 1857
  • Creator: Saco and Biddeford Gas Light Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1857
  • Subject Date: circa 1857
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: #10;24;96a
  • Object Type: Text

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Biddeford Historical Society
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