Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 153

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MORMONS.) Pair of $50 stock certificates for the Nauvoo House Association. Certificates #141 and 142 printed on one sheet (recto and verso), 5 x 7 1/2 inches, each completed in manuscript and signed by secretary John Snider and president George Miller; edge wear and uneven folds with moderate loss touching borders. [Nauvoo, IL], 6 February 1841

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These certificates were issued to raise funds for a Church-sponsored hotel. The bodies of Joseph and Hyrum Smith were briefly hidden there after they were murdered in 1844; the building remains in use today. Rust, Mormon and Utah Coin and Currency, pages 23-24.