Railroad Aid Bonds, 1868-1873
Scope and Contents
Railroad Aid Bonds issued by Jefferson County to raise funds to give financial assistance to railroads. Bonds to aid in construction of the Colorado Central Railroad were issued Jun 1, 1868, due in 1883, with 8% interest. Total issue $100,000. Cancelled bond certificates have 5¢ or 50¢ revenue stamps affixed. Bonds for construction of the Golden City and South Platte Railway and Telegraph Company were issued Mar 18, 1873, due in 1893, with 8% interest. Total issue $50,000.
- Issued: 1868-1873
- Jefferson County (Colo.). Board of County Commissioners (Organization)
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0.48 Cubic Feet (One flat storage box)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred to the Archives in 1998 by the Clerk and Recorder's Office.
Processed by Ronda Frazier in 2012
- Colorado Central Railroad Company -- Jefferson County (Colo.) -- Bonds (Organization)
- Golden City and South Platte Railway and Telegraph Company -- Jefferson County (Colo.) -- Bonds (Organization)
- Jefferson County (Colo.). Clerk and Recorder. Recording (Organization)
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