JACOB HAND VANDERBILT (1807-1893). Jacob, a steamboat manager and the brother of the Commodore, had command of a boat by age eighteen. He was always prominent in steamboat lines on the Hudson River, Connecticut River and along Long Island Sound. From 1864 to 1884, he served as president of the Staten Island East Shore Railroad as well as other lines.


Jacob Vanderbilt, Brother Of Cornelius, Signs A Note

JACOB VANDERBILT. ADS. 1pp. 8" x 2 3/4". n.p. Sept. 25th 1825. An autograph note signed by JACOB VANDERBILT on the back of a bill. He penned: "Pay the Bearer Crochion the amount of this Bill which I have Received J. H. VANDERBILT". On the front, someone penned: "Recd the amt of Two hundred & twenty four Dollars of Capt C Vanderbilt". The piece has some folds and slight wear, but is in fine conditon overall. A scarce autograph of this important Vanderbilt family member.
Catalog: # AM-0314
Topic: Business
Price: $495.00