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

Collection Type

  • Currency

Date

1817-04-01

Location Note

Geographic / Mass. / Cambridge / Ancient

GUSN

GUSN-197331

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
real estate
investments (expenditures)
bridges (built works)
stock certificates

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 002173
AccessID 4138
Other identifier HNEDID-002173

Physical Description

1 stock certificate

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0010.001

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
East Cambridge (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Craigie, Andrew, 1744-1819 (Signer)
Lechmere Point Corporation (Agency)

Material Type

stock certificates

Subjects

United States History Revolution, 1775-1783

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geographic / Mass. / Cambridge / Ancient