JOHN JACOB ASTOR (1763-1848) AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED–TO “CASHIER OF THE AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED STATES BANK”
– Fur trader, financier, capitalist, in his day richest man in America.
Especially RARE financial document filled out by Astor and signed “John Jacob Astor” with paraph, instructing “Cashier of the Affairs of the United States Bank…[to] pay John Chapman’s drafts on my account…”
Sold with a full page Letter of Authenticity from independent third-party authenticator Beckett Authentication Services (BAS). BAS is the most respected third-party authenticator in the industry.
Beautiful example, signature & entire penning dark, bold & pristine, attractively priced. (Suggested retail on an Astor document in this form is $6,000+).
The undated document measures 8″x10″. Dated July 16, 1796.