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Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates
|Originator of Vanderbilt fortune; founded freight and passenger ferry to Staten Island (1810); ferry captain (1818-1829); founded shipping service on Hudson River (1829); bought New York & Harlem RR (1862); expanded railroads into New York Central empire; battled with Fisk, Gould and Drew over Erie RR (1867); originally signed certificates as 'Van Derbilt'; left fortune to William Henry Vanderbilt on death.|
|The Dunkirk Allegheny Valley & Pittsburgh Railroad Co||DUN-476-S-40||stockholder|
|Hudson River Railroad Co||HUD-567-O-25||bondholder|
|Hudson River Railroad Co||HUD-567-O-30||stockholder|
|Lebanon Springs Rail Road Co||LEB-550a-S-50||stockholder|
|Lebanon Springs Rail Road Co||LEB-550a-S-50b||stockholder|
|The New York & Harlem Rail Road (Railroad Rail-Road) Co||NEW-609-S-30||witness|
|The New York & Harlem Rail Road (Railroad Rail-Road) Co||NEW-609-S-70||stockholder|
|The New York & Harlem Rail Road (Railroad Rail-Road) Co||NEW-609-S-70||counter-signature|
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