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The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece | The Morgan Library & Museum - Saul killing King Nahash and destroying the Ammonites MS M.638, fol. 23v, det. - The Crusader Bible - The Morgan Library & Museum - Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1916.

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Sotheby’s Spotlights Rare Books

A Sotheby’s auction provides a glimpse at the literary treasures of the Roxburghe Club, whose members have included J.P. Morgan.

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When the Craigslist Gold Digger Met Her Match

Craigslist Golddigger Meets Her Match - Urban Legends

J. P. Morgan was a ruthless capitalist and financier and one of the most powerful men in US history. He had enough wealth to buy every state west of the Mississippi River. He personally saved the United States Government from insolvency not once but twice, & infused the gov't with 3.5 million ounces of gold in 1893. In both cases he made a huge profit. He was known as a humorless genius. 1 word from him could make/break reputations. He formed General Electric, US Steel & owned the Titanic.

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John Pierpont Morgan. J. P. Morgan was a ruthless capitalist and financier and one of the most powerful men in US history. He had enough wealth to buy every state west of the Mississippi River. He personally saved the United States Government from insolvency not once but twice, & infused the gov't with 3.5 million ounces of gold in 1893. In both cases he made a huge profit. He was known as a humorless genius. 1 word from him could make/break reputations. He formed General Electric, US Steel…

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J. P. Morgan estate on the Hudson. Eventually razed and replaced by a Bed and Breakfast. So sad...