Lot 88 of 431:
Yuba County Bond 1852  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Yuba County Bond 1852
Author:
Place:
Marysville
Publisher:
Printed by Express Print
Date:
1852
Description:

Single sheet bond. With decorative borders and a vignette with a world globe on a dock with ships in the background. 10 of 12 coupons still attached, each signed by John A Paxton, Treasurer of Yuba County. 35x27 cm (14x10½").

Bond #49 in the amount of $500 for the "Funded Debt of Yuba County, in the State of California" made out to Arthur S. Barber. It was signed on July 1, 1852 by Henry P. Hann, Judge, and Charles Lindley, County Auditor, with full payment due in 1860. On the verso is a note that the payment was received in full in January 1855 and is signed by Jno. M. Beumagin, as well as Paxton.

Arthur Barber, a pioneer of 1849, became the first postmaster of Alameda, CA. John Paxton, also a 49er, first settled in Marysville, then moved to Sonoma County. There, near Healdsburg, he had one of the first vineyards and wineries in the county.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some folds, bleed through from ink on verso, a bit of light edgewear; very good or better.
 
Item number:
303530
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