Beautiful certificate from the Publishers Paper Company
issued in 1910. This historic document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company name. This item has the original signatures of the Company's President, and Treasurer, and is over 103 years old.
The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer, Volume 22 - 1905
Paper and Pulp.
The Publishers' Paper Company has been incorporated in Maine with a capital of $6,000,000. In an interview with a reporter of The Paper Trade as to the scope and purpose of the company, an officer said:
"Those first interested in the company are the present owners of The Eastern Timber Company, who take pay for their holdings in the bonds and stock of The Publishers' Paper Company. After these rights, franchises, assets, and properties are thus paid for, the remaining securities will be offered to newspaper publishers who choose to buy them, with a contract to take their supply of print paper from The Publishers' Paper Company.
"After supplying the stockholders with paper, if there be a surplus it will be disposed of in the open market. The ultimate capacity of the plant will be 500 tons daily—to be erected at Portsmouth, N. H., the plans including the completion and such extensions as may be required of the work begun there by the concerns which preceded The Publishers' Paper Company as owners of the properties."
The paper trade has much improved within a month. Mills are busy and prices are firm for all grades. There are no figures as to consumption, but it is evident that production is steadily and quite rapidly increasing from year to year, and the market takes all that is made.
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