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#39 - John Jacob Astor

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Real estate magnate, military officer, and heir to the Astor fortune (1864–1912) who perished in the Titanic disaster. Notarized DS one page, 8.5 x 11, December 13, 1895. Document of consent reads, in full: “The undersigned who is the owner of the property known as Entire West Side of block between 89th and 90th Streets Amsterdam Avenue (formerly Tenth Avenue) in the city of New York, hereby consent to the operation of the Ninth Avenue Railroad, or any portion thereof, by the Ninth Avenue Railroad Company, or by its lessee, the Metropolitan Street Railway Company, by cable power, or by an underground current of electricity.” In fine condition. Ex. Brian Green Collection. RR Auction COA.

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