Dix – Mississippi & Missouri Railroad Stock. State: Mississippi and Missouri. An active career in military and politics, he became Secretary of the Treasury in 1861, his chief service to the Union. His dispatch of Jan. 29, 1861 to a treasury official in New Orleans which ended: If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot! Was a clarion call to the North. After turning over the job to Salmon P. Chase, he was made a major-general. After the war, served as Minister to France and Governor of NY. Gorgeous stock dated 1850’s of the Mississippi & Missouri Railroad. Slight hole cancel at signature. Please look at photo’s for condition.