Hull Flax & Cotton Mill Co., £100 share, 1853, founded in 1836.

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Hull Flax & Cotton Mill Co., £100 share, 185[3], scrollwork at left, waxed paper, extremely fine.   The company was formed in 1836 by Joseph Rylands. He had retired from  Rylands & Sons, the successful Manchester cotton manufacturing company he ran with his father and 2 younger brothers. This company became the first successful joint-stock company in the industry. Joseph died in 1853,  his son inherited.   This image is from our archive; you may receive a different serial number but the condition will be the same.

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