State of Louisiana New Consolidated $500 Bond 1892

State of Louisiana New Consolidated $500 Bond 1892

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State of Louisiana New Consolidated $500 Bond 1892
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Beautifully engraved certificate from the State of Louisiana New Consolidated $500 Bond issued in 1892. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a castle. This item is hand signed by the State Governor (Murphy James Foster) and the Secretary of State and is over 109 years old.
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Murphy James Foster - Democrat (Governor Foster was the grandfather of the present governor, Murphy J. "Mike" Foster.) Born: January 12, 1849 in Franklin, Louisiana Political Affiliation: Democrat Religious Affiliation: Methodist Education: Preparatory school at Franklin; attended Washington and Lee University; graduated Cumberland University (Lebanon, Tennessee); and Law School at University of Louisiana (Tulane) Career Prior to Term: State Senator How He Became Governor: Elected in 1892 and re-elected in 1896 Career after Term: U.S. Senator and later Collector of Customs at New Orleans Died: June 21, 1921 at Dixie Plantation near Franklin, Louisiana


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