American brewer, merchant and philanthropist (1792-1868) who founded the eponymous Vassar College in 1861. Ink signature, "M. Vassar, Founder of Vassar, Female College, Pokeepsie, N.Y.,” on an off-white 6.75 x 4 album page. In fine condition. Accompanied by a M. Vassar & Co. payment receipt, dated November 21, 1839, signed by a company clerk.
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