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William B. Astor Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS signed “John Jacob Astor, pr. Wm. B. Astor,” one page, 7.5 x 7.5, May 6, 1844. Handwritten letter to George Philler, cashier of the Bank of Pennsylvania, written on behalf of his father. In part: "I take leave to enclose you herewith Certificate No. 1595 of Pennsylv'a 5 per ct stock of 1840 dated 23 April 1844 for $5000 pble 1870, also Certificate no. 3417 of Pennsyl'a 5 per ct stock dated 30 April 1844 for $5000 pble in 1854 both certificates in the name of Banker Brothers & Co. Phila: and by endorsement transferred to me. Please send me new Certificates in my name for this stock." Nicely matted and framed with a portrait of John Jacob Astor (bearing a facsimile signature) to an overall size of 21.5 x 14. In fine condition.
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William B. Astor Autograph Letter Signed

Estimate $200 - $400
Apr 13, 2022
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0211: William B. Astor Autograph Letter Signed

Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $200
RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
Apr 13, 2022 4:00 PM EDT
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ALS signed “John Jacob Astor, pr. Wm. B. Astor,” one page, 7.5 x 7.5, May 6, 1844. Handwritten letter to George Philler, cashier of the Bank of Pennsylvania, written on behalf of his father. In part: "I take leave to enclose you herewith Certificate No. 1595 of Pennsylv'a 5 per ct stock of 1840 dated 23 April 1844 for $5000 pble 1870, also Certificate no. 3417 of Pennsyl'a 5 per ct stock dated 30 April 1844 for $5000 pble in 1854 both certificates in the name of Banker Brothers & Co. Phila: and by endorsement transferred to me. Please send me new Certificates in my name for this stock." Nicely matted and framed with a portrait of John Jacob Astor (bearing a facsimile signature) to an overall size of 21.5 x 14. In fine condition.

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