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Standard Oil Trust signed by William Rockefeller and Henry Flagler - dated 1898 Autograph Stock Certificate

Inv# AG1072   Autograph
Years: 1898
Color: Brown

H. M. Flagler
William Rockefeller - Financier, Industrialist. Brother of John D. Rockefeller whom he assisted in his oil operations, managing Standard Oil's export selling functions in New York. An able salesman and commercial diplomat, he was active in bringing Henry H. Rogers, Charles Pratt and others into the Standard Oil mergers and later, in association with Rogers and with James Stillman, carried on a number of adventurous speculations in Wall Street securities. Chief of these was the Amalgamated Copper Deal, Post 1911 and the dissolution of the Standard Oil Trust. Extremely Rare 100 Share certificate dated 1890's with William Rockefeller signing as Attorney in Fact. Henry M. Flagler (Flagler was the brains of the Trust and was also responsible for the development of Florida) signs as Secretary of the Trust. Both signatures are at front and bold. Extremely Rare!!! Great Condition!
William Avery Rockefeller Jr. (May 31, 1841 – June 24, 1922) was an American businessman and financier. Rockefeller was a co-founder of Standard Oil along with his elder brother John Davison Rockefeller. He was also a part owner of Anaconda Copper, which was the fourth-largest company in the world by the late 1920s. Rockefeller started his business career as a clerk at 16. In 1867, he joined his brother's company, Rockefeller, Andrews & Flagler, which later became Standard Oil. The company was eventually split up by the Supreme Court in 1911. Rockefeller also had a significant involvement in the copper industry. In 1899, Rockefeller and Standard Oil principal Henry H. Rogers joined with Anaconda Company founder Marcus Daly to create the Amalgamated Copper Mining Company, which later returned to the name Anaconda Copper. Read more at

Henry Morrison Flagler (January 2, 1830 – May 20, 1913) was an American industrialist and a founder of Standard Oil, which was first based in Ohio. He was also a key figure in the development of the Atlantic coast of Florida and founder of the Florida East Coast Railway, much of which he built through convict leasing. He is known as the father of Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. Flagler was born in Hopewell, New York, the son of Isaac Flagler, a Presbyterian minister and his wife, the widowed Elizabeth Caldwell (Morrison) Harkness. She had brought two sons to the marriage with Flagler from her previous marriage to the widower Dr. David Harkness of Milan, Ohio. His son by his first marriage, Stephen V. Harkness, became Elizabeth's stepson. Together David and Elizabeth had a son Daniel M. Harkness before his death. He was of paternal German descent from the Palatinate region. The immigrant ancestor was Zacharra Flegler who first settled in Walworth, England and then left for America arriving in New York in 1710 eventually settling in Dutchess County. It was a grandson Solomon Flagler, who first used the different spelling of the surname. Solomon had eleven children including Isaac, Henry's father. Read more at

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