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Astor, John Jacob 1763-1848

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Works: 328 works in 518 publications in 1 language and 17,398 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Fiction  Portraits  Trials, litigation, etc  Records and correspondence  Archives  Personal narratives  Biography  Diaries 
Roles: Correspondent, Honoree
Classifications: PS2052.A7, 917.8
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The third winter of unemployment; the report of an enquiry undertaken in the autumn of 1922 ( Book )
5 editions published between 1922 and 1923 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is unemployment inevitable? An analysis and a forecast; a continuation of the investigations embodied in "The third winter of unemployment", published in 1923 by J.J Astor ( Book )
2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Business letters, 1813-1828 by John Jacob Astor ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A notable lawsuit by Franklin H Head ( Book )
2 editions published between 1898 and 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes evidence collected by Frederick Law Olmsted to establish that John Jacob Astor, the trader in furs, had sold treasure buried on Olmsted ancestral land on Deer Isle in Maine by Captain Kidd
Is unemployment inevitable? An analysis and a forecast; a continuation of the investigations embodied in "The third winter of unemployment" by A. L Bowley ( Book )
3 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astoria ; or Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving ( Book )
1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1810 John Jacob Astor sent two expeditions to the mouth of the Columbia River to establish a far flung trade empire based on furs. Three years later his plans were in ruins and his headquarters at Astoria with it's huge stock of valuable pelts were in the hands of the British and sold at a great loss to the North West Company. This daring venture was the real opening of the west. An important saga of the Western Fur Trade. John Jacob Astor, supplied Irving with many of the journals and other materials which he used in writing this history
Documents relating to blankets for the Indian trade ( Book )
1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A.B. Johnson autobiography ... : Utica, N.Y. : by A. B Johnson ( )
1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of childhood in England; voyage to America; life in Utica and in New York City; meeting President Madison; marriage, 1814, to Abigail Louisa Smith, granddaughter of John Adams; information concerning the Adams family; career in law and in banking in Utica; his writing; cholera in Utica, 1832; copies of correspondence with John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Jacob Brown, Lafayette, B. Silliman, John Jacob Astor and others; experiences in politics; travels in Europe in 1852
Papers of Richard Cutts by Richard Cutts ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also brief genealogical materials on the Cutts family; two letters to Lucia Beverley Cutts (1886); newsclippings; Richard Cutts's Superintendant General of Military Supplies oath; obituaries; receipts for pew rent and a minister's salary (1752-1753); a printed appeal for biographical information on Harvard graduates from John Landgon Sibley; and a silhouette of Martha Jefferson Hackley Cutts
Letter from John J. Astor to honorable Mr. Benton, in relation to blankets for the Indian trade by John Jacob Astor ( Book )
1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stevens family papers by Stevens family ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Materials include letters, notes, drafts, bills, deeds, and other indentures, broadsides, copies of official documents, memoranda, maps and diagrams, as well as field books, journals, day books, account books, letter books, briefs, and historical and genealogical notes and memorabilia. In general, dates represented in the collection range from August, 1666, to the late nineteenth century. Copies of several letters of 1664 and 1665 are included and there are occasional letters and copies of wills through November, 1959. Subject matter of the papers relates to the activities and interests of the Stevens family of New Jersey in that colony and state, and in New York City and Philadelphia. Papers of the Hoboken Land and Improvement Co., a family corporation in New Jersey, are organized and filmed separately, though an integral part of the Stevens family papers, they cover roughly the years from 1839-1939
American Fur Company papers by American Fur Company ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Microfilmed papers of the American Fur Company. Includes microfilm copies of invoices, blotters, orders, memorandums, letter books, bound volumes, letters, and other papers. Correspondents include John Jacob Astor, Lewis Cass, Ramsay Crooks, Robert Stuart, Henry Hastings Sibley, Joseph Nicholas Nicollet, Lawrence Taliaferro, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, Sir George Simpson, Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Jean Joseph Rolette, Pierre Chouteau, Gabriel Franchere, Charles Gratiot, George Bonga, Alan Morrison, and many others associated with the fur trade in Minnesota
Bank of Columbia Records by Washington, D.C.) Bank of Columbia (Georgetown ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Bank of Columbia Records has correspondence and legal and financial papers that document the history of the bank and its depositors. The collection holds letters, predominantly single letters, from many prominent citizens of Georgetown and Washington in the early nineteenth century, as well as from Treasury Department officials and officers of the Bank of the United States
American Fur Company records by American Fur Company ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Topics include conduct of the fur trade, primarily in the Old Northwest region and Upper Canada, prices of supplies and merchandise, shipping arrangements, evaluations of AFC agents, government policies, and American Indians and other traders and suppliers. Recipients of letters and others listed in accounts include the AFC agents at Chicago: John Craft, John Kinzie, Gurdon Hubbard, and Jean Baptiste Beaubien
Thomas Douglas Selkirk papers by Thomas Douglas Selkirk ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence containing information on the Selkirk Colony (Red River of the North) and its purpose, on its relations with the fur trade of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, on the punishment of crimes committed in the colony, and (1816) on John Jacob Astor's protest against the establishment of the settlement. A number of the letters are in French
Hoboken, to Thos. W. Heath by John Jacob Astor ( )
1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Astor, Johann J. 1763-1848
Astor, Johann Jakob 1763-1848
Astor, Johannes Jakob
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English (157)
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