Lot #149
John Jacob Astor

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Estimate: $600+


Businessman who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multimillionaire in the United States (1763-1848). ADS, one page, 7 x 3, January 16, 1800. Handwritten receipt, in full: "Rec'd of Mr. Raunk one pound 6/ in full, New York, 16 January 1800, £1.6.0, John Jacob Astor." In very good to fine condition, with a few small repairs and some light staining. A desirable example signed in full.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021

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