Lot #274
Jay Gould Document Signed

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Financier (1836-1892) known for his stock market manipulation of railroad securities; he also tried to corner the gold market, leading to the 'Black Friday' stock market crash of September 1869. Partly-printed DS, one page, 9.25 x 6, February 2, 1889. Union Depot Grounds receipt certifying that "Jay Gould has furnished cash to the amount of One Thousand Dollars to purchase and improve the grounds for a Union Depot at St. Louis," signed at the conclusion by Gould as the company's president and countersigned by a secretary. In fine condition, with small repairs to the left edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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