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AUCTION 19

257. DALE LAND & CATTLE COMPANY. Incorporated under the Laws of the State of Texas. No. [stamped in red ink: 128]  ___ Shares The Dale Land & Cattle Co. Places of Business Bonham & Henrietta, Texas. Headquarter Ranches in Clay County, Texas. Capital Stock, $300,000. 3,000 Shares of $100 Each...Certificate of Stock [above border at lower left] Geo. D. Barnard & Co. St. Louis. Untitled illustration at center of two men on horseback with a small herd of cattle, cactus in the foreground, fenced homestead in background.  Verso with printed docket.  St. Louis, n.d. [1900]. Engraved stock certificate with elaborate ornate border.  Image size:  20 x 26.5 cm.. Very fine, unused.

     This stock certificate documents ranching roots in the Texas Panhandle near the Oklahoma border. Henrietta was one of the last areas of Texas to be settled by Anglos. George D. Barnard created prints for other promotional materials for Texas in the late nineteenth century and assisted with creation of the great series of Texas county maps put out by the General Land Office in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. ($50-100)

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