Fabled American entrepreneur (1839–1937) who entered the oil industry at the age of 24 and worked ruthlessly to unify his business interests into the powerful Standard Oil Trust.
Typed letter signed (TLS) “John D. Rockefeller“, one page, 5.75×7.75, personal letterhead from Cleveland, Ohio, July 12, 1926. Letter to Mrs. D. F. DeLap in State College, Pennsylvania, in full:
Thank you for your kind message on my birthday. Please accept my hearty congratulations on yours. I hope you will have many more with health and happiness.
With every good wish for Mr. DeLap and yourself, as ever
Large, bold signature.