Beautiful certificate from the Piedmont Coal and Iron Company
issued in 1889. This historic document was printed by Danforth, Wright & Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of a woman reclining with eagle. foundry on bottom. Mine shaft, left. Train and canal barge, right. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, Dan Jones and Secretary, L. Rodman and is over 118 years old.
State of Maryland:
Passed February 3, 1858.
AN ACT amendatory of an act entitled, an act
to incorporate the Pickell Mining Company,
passed at January session, eighteen hundred
and fifty-three, chapter 407, and to change the
name of the said company to the Piedmont Coal
and Iron Company.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assem-
bly of Maryland, That the name of the Pickell Mining Company shall be changed to that of the
Piedmont Coal and Iron Company, whenever at
any general meeting of the stockholders of said
company, this act shall he accepted and approved
by the holders of a majority of the whole stock of
SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That from and after
the acceptance and approval of this act, as pro-
vided in the 1st section, the said corporation shall
be called and known as the Piedmont Coal and
Iron Company, and by that name may sue and he
sued, and shall have, use and exercise all the
rights and privileges given by the original char-
ter, and any supplements thereto; and shall be
liable for all the debts, contracts and engagements
of said corporation, as fully in every respect as if
this act had not been passed.
To be known
as the Pied-
mont Coal and
SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That the Legislature
reserves the right to alter, amend or repeal this
act at pleasure.
SEC. 4. And be it enacted, That this act shall
take effect from the time of its passage.