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Pennsylvania Canal Co., 1870 Issued Bond Pair Signed by Alfred Mordecai.

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Pennsylvania Canal Co., 1870 Issued Bond Pair Signed by Alfred Mordecai.
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Pennsylvania. $1000 Issued 6% Bond, Black print on black border and blue under tint on large sized certificate, Image of men walking beside canal at top. Alfred Mordecai was from a prominent Jewish Philadelphia family, a West Point graduate and in 1836, appointed commander of the Frankford Arsenal in Philadelphia. He rose to the rank of major and, during the Mexican War, assumed command of the armyÕs most significant arsenal, in Washington, DC. Mordecai became an assistant to the Secretary of War and to the Chief of Ordnance, wrote an excellent Digest of Military Laws and served on the Board of Visitors to West Point. When the Civil War broke out Mordecai didn't choose a side, he watched from the sidelines and taught mathematics at a private school.