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Buena Vista Plantation Company

$45.00

SKU: 7564
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Buena Vista Plantation Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which is signed by the company President, Treasurer and Secretary, and measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).

 

This certificate features an intricate vignette of a plantation scene. Three additional scenes are repeated around the entire border of the piece!

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Buena Vista Plantation Company was incorporated in Maine and had offices in the Monadnock Building in Chicago.

    The company owned the Buena Vista plantation in Vera Cruz, Mexico.

    The company operated its own electric light plant, saw mill, and brick making plant, and also produced molasses and distilled alcohol.

    The company also owned two locomotives, 75 cars and a number of miles of permanent track which connected the mill to the Vera Cruz and Pacific Railway.

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