BROOKLYN. NEW YORK. 1 Share of $1. black. No 5395. Trimmed borders. Small format, in banknote style. Vignette of a blacksmith by his fire. Founded by Col. Daniel Richards. When the Erie Canal opened in 1825, he saw great potential for Red Hook, Brooklyn as a center for trade and housing. He formed thiscompany as a real estate development concern with a plan to develop all of Red Hook. Property was purchased, but the venture never got off the ground.
Themes: CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING
Date: 8 January 1838
Startprice: € 100