This is a very early printed possibly unique convertible scrip document for this company. Dated August 1 1851. 42 convertible scrip for 45 dollars, payable only in stock of this company. Signed by the Secretary & President of the Company. It measures 7 1/4 x 3 3/4 Inches. It is in nice condition with a couple folds & a small trivial tear at top. We acquired this and many other railroad related documents & letters from a descendant of a James D. Brewer of Springfield MA who was a prominent Businessman and Investor from the 1830’s-1880’s. The Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad started operations in 1849 and stopped service in 1879. Since the Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad began operations before 1860, it was operating at a very early time in US Railroad history. Almost any railroad antique from this early period will have significant value to collectors such as passes, timetables, documents, lanterns, and other railroad items which wouldn’t have much value if it were from a later period. Antiques from this period can be worth hundreds to thousands of dollars depending on the condition, provenance and rarity of the specific item………….. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Transportation\Railroads”. The seller is “theworldunhinged” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.