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Lot #108
J. Pierpont Morgan Signed Mortgage Bond

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Partly-printed DS, signed “J. Pierpont Morgan,” one page, 13.5 x 9.5, June 30, 1886. First mortgage bond of the New Jersey Junction Railroad Company in the amount of $1000, endorsed on the reverse by J. P. Morgan and H. C. Fahnestock as trustees. Bound at the left edge with four pages of the original coupons, with 158 of 200 still present. In fine condition.

Financier and banker John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) is remembered for dominating corporate finance on Wall Street throughout the Gilded Age as head of the banking firm now known as J.P. Morgan & Co. The banker Harris C. Fahnestock (1835-1914) is known for his partnership with Jay Cooke and for his railroad investments.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #635 - Ended May 11, 2022

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