Lot 226: Stilson Hutchins, Wash. Post founder, sgd. stock
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Washington Post] 4 stock certificates issued to Stilson Hutchins and signed by him on verso in anticipation of future transfer. Includes 2 certificates issued by the California King Gold Mines Company (both 2500 shares, Feb. 14, 1902). Certificates 1078 and 1079. ++ 1 certificate issued by Empire Consolidated Quicksilver Mining Company for 50 shares. Mar. 8, 1902. ++ 1 certificate for 20 shares in The Marine Paint Corporation of Norfolk, Virginia. Mar. 20, 1906. ++ The transferred party is not specified on versos. Hutchins was an American newspaper reporter and publisher best known for founding the Washington Post, which published its first issue on Dec. 6, 1877. 4to. Near fine.