NOW is the time for Capitalists to invest in Texas Securities, they are CHEAP and SAFE, and sure to advance in price, post card. Texas Austin, Securities trading.

NOW is the time for Capitalists to invest in Texas Securities, they are CHEAP and SAFE, and sure to advance in price, post card.

c. 1876. U.S. Government printed paid postage card advertising the Banking House of Forster, Ludlow & Co. in New York and Austin,Texas, soliciting investment in securities, with pertinent Texan facts.

The American Railroad Journal, Volume XXXIII, 1877, carries advertisements for Forster, Ludlow & Co Bankers at 7 Wall Street, Francis B. Forster, New York, B. C. Ludlow and Geo. B. Simpelman of Austin Texas. Simpelman was a former Travis County sheriff, attorney and later a member of this firm. The firm folded shortly thereafter.

Hand addressed to the Deep River National Bank in Connecticut and postmarked Sep. 9. 5 1/8 x 3", tan card, slt. fox spotting one edge. Otherwise very good condition. Item #25489

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