(May 27, 1836 December 2, 1893) was a leading American railroad developer and speculator. History has portrayed him as one of the ruthless robber barons of the Gilded Age, whose success at business made him one of the richest men of his era. Ultimately, Gould took control of the Erie Railroad and became its president. In another situation, the Panic of 1873 left the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co. In receivership and it was leased to Gould from 1880 to 1888. Offering a beautifully designed stock certificate, 7 ¾ x 11 ½, signed by Gould as President and H. Hensou, Secretary, for 100 shares of Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co. Verso includes a stamp of Jay Gould, the appointing of C. Silkworth as attorney to transfer the said stock on April 12, 1880. Folds, toning, cancellation holes with one touching Goulds last name. Our goal is to please every customer. We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society. The item “Robber Baron Jay Gould Signs Railroad Stock Certificate Beautifully Designed” is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Transportation\Railroads”. The seller is “bminnocci6mtm” and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.