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Stock certificate for the Lechmere Point Corporation, Boston, Mass., dated April 1, 1817

PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0010.001 (RS2173)

Description

The stock certificate has an illustration of Lechmere Point and the Canal Bridge from the Boston side. The Canal Bridge or Craigie's Bridge connected Lechmere Point in East Cambridge to Boston. The shares were sold to Samuel Torry of Boston and the certificate was signed by president Andrew Craigie. Lechmere Point was the landing site for British troops who marched to Lexington and Concord at the start of the American Revolution.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1817-04-01
Physical Description
1 stock certificate
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 002173
AccessID: 4138
Other identifier: HNEDID-002173
GUSN
197331
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0010.001

Record details

Originator
Craigie, Andrew, 1744-1819 (Signer)
Lechmere Point Corporation (Agency)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
bridges (built works)
business (commercial function)
investments (expenditures)
real estate
Material Type
stock certificates
Subjects
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
East Cambridge (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geographic / Mass. / Cambridge / Ancient

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