Source: Share Certificates: Chicago Railway Terminal Elevator Company

Date: 1895Number: 5Record office number: 300003

Description:

Certificate for 10 US$100 shares in the Chicago Railway Terminal Elevator Company in the name of Walter F Morice

When you purchased shares in a company, you would receive a certificate like this one. If the company did well, this certificate would entitle you to a share of the profits, known as a dividend.

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