Beautiful certificate from the New Creek Company issued in 1863. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of train. This item has the signatures of the Company's President and Secretary, and is over 147 years old. The company was incorporated in Virginia, prior to the split with West Virginia.
The New Creek Company was chartered to construct canals, build railroads, purchase lands, and to carry on manufacturing. Piedmont is located along the North Branch Potomac River in West Virginia at the foot of the Allegheny Mountains. The town was also known as Mount Carbon due to the persuasiveness of the officers of the New Creek Company, which was chartered to construct canals, build railroads, purchase lands, and to carry on manufacturing. History from Wikipedia and OldCompany.com (old stock certificate research service).