Chicago Cotton Manufacturing stock certificate circa 1872
Stunning collectible piece with a fantastic under print and a great factory vignette. Unissued and not cancelled. Great certificate for framing. Circa 1872 from company records.
Incorporated in 1872 in the state of Illinois. They were located at Brighton, a short distance southwest of the city, on the Illinois and Michigan Canal and the Chicago and St Louis Railroad. The main building was five stories in Height. The company was said to die a lingering death after the Civil War when northern cotton mills had financial troubles as the South was rebuilt.