What Rockefeller Bought

The transfer tax report recently issued for the estate of the late William Rockefeller, brother of John D. Rockefeller, showed a gross amount of $102,584,438, against which were $30,402,247 of debts, and additional minor expenses, leaving a net amount of $67,647,660.

The assets of the estate included securities worth $73,009,103, mortgages and notes $24,791,801, real estate $2,941,550, personal property $405,062 and bank balances of $70,287. Mr. Rockefeller's stocks included shares of Standard Oil subsidiaries worth about $3,000,000; also 55,686 shares of St. Paul preferred; 28,517 shares Inspiration...

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