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The Last Will and Testament of the Late William H. Vanderbilt with Portrait, published (1886) by Taggart & Miller, 1580 Broadway, New York. He was Consuelo Vanderbilt's grandfather. His will established sons Cornelius II and William K. as patriarchs of the family.

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Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt (Alva) at home in 1883.