Standard Oil Trust issued to and signed by Miss A. C. Flagler as well as John D. Rockefeller, H. M. Flagler - Stock CertificateInv# AG1225
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), Industrialist, Philanthropist. Rockefeller formed the first oil trust at the age of 30. The world's first billionaire. He hated waste and would drive poorly run competition out of business. He became the most detested man in the country. Rockefeller gave 3/4 of a billion dollars to science and education. Henry M. Flagler, Capitalist and Promoter. Rockefeller once stated in court that Flagler was "the brains behind the Standard Oil Trust". This very special stock is issued to and signed at back by Henry Flagler for his half sister Anne Caroline Flagler (Carrie). It is also initialed by Flagler at the stub and is transferred to him at the back. Note that the signature of Rockefeller is particularly large and bold! Truly Exceptional!!!
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