This is a hand written check -- completely written by Vanderbilt -- The Commodore is EXTREMELY RARE -- and especially his own handwriting - and also for this extremely early check - the engraving is not part of this sale. This is Fantastic --- Vanderbilt was the founder of the Empire --- he would become the richest man in America -- and he built it all from nothing --- he was involved in the greatest business war in american history --- the ERIE WAR -- against Jay Gould - Daniel Drew and James Fisk Jr --- His Statue stands in front of Grand Central Station in New York City today.
Vanderbilt's signature is EXTREMELY RARE -- do not confuse it with his grandson who signed many documents in the late 1800's -- he is also Cornelius Vanderbilt -- who built the great mansion at newport -- the BREAKERS. Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 January 4, 1877), also known informally as "Commodore Vanderbilt", was an American business magnate. Born poor and having only a mediocre education, Vanderbilt used perseverance, intelligence, and luck to work his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invest in the rapidly growing railroad industry. He is known for owning the New York Central Railroad. As one of the richest Americans in history.
Vanderbilt was the patriarch of a wealthy, influential family. He provided the initial gift to found Vanderbilt University. The item "1828 Cornelius Vanderbilt Check The Commodore writes & signs HAND WRITTEN" is in sale since Thursday, August 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical".
The seller is "jaygould" and is located in Lake Monroe, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.