Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from the North River and New York Steamboat Company dating back to the 1870's. This document is signed by the company President and Assistant Treasurer, and measures approximately 15 3/4" (w) by 11 3/4" (h).
This certificate features a great vignette of a paddlewheeler on choppy seas.
Seldom scene piece.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
The North River and New York Steamboat Company operated excursions on the Hudson River between New York and Peekskill. Other stops included Haverstraw, Sing Sing (Ossining today), Tarrytown, Nyack, Dobbs Ferry, Yonkers, Tompkins Cove and Grassy Point.
Ships included the Chrystenah, Raleigh, Alexis and the Adelphi.
The boats were later sold in receivership to D. D. and T. Smith of New York.