John Jacob Astorbusiness records, (inclusive), (bulk). 1784-1892 1809-1848


John Jacob Astor business records, (inclusive), (bulk)., 1784-1892, 1809-1848

John Jacob Astorbusiness records, (inclusive), (bulk). 1784-1892 1809-1848

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

7 linear ft. (19 v., 29 boxes).

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