North American Lumber Company stock certificate circa 1840
Ornate stock certificate that is worthy of framing. Light paper with main and 3 side vignettes. Paper type and engraving quality would indicate and 1840's or 1850's printing for this certificate. Unissued.
Company was incorporated in New York in 1837 with lumber interests in the forests of Maine but serving the growing cities of New York. Also, they provided some supply to the Northeast wooden ship building industry of that era. The company survived through the Civil War but no records exist on final company disposition. This entity is unrelated to the North American Lumber (Canada) of today.