Knapps Get Hoity Toity
the closing days1901, Teddy Roosevelt has been President of the
U. S. for 90 days following the assassination of William McKinley.
J. P. Morgan Co is the first corporation to reach a billion dollars
and on a much smaller scale of as the world turns......
Knapp's Are Living Here ?
west side in the Marie Antoinette Hotel at Broadway and 66th -67th
Streets. They are just a few blocks south from their 1890's
residence at 322
W 72nd. It's possible they are seperated and J P is staying at the Marie Antoinette. J. P. Knapp also has homes in Sands Point,
Garden City and Bellport,
Antoinette has been a teen ager for two months and Master Dodi
will be turning ten years old in a little over a month. It's a
few days after Christmas and Joseph and Sylvia decide to go to
the theatre on Saturday Evening, December 28th.
choice is popular vaudeville comedians / producers Weber &
Fields who have their own music hall on Broadway. Here is an ad
and the NY Times theatre preview of that show for the last week
Did J P print the sheet
Now the reason I tell
you all this is because of what happened to the Knapps after the
show, and the days that followed.
definitely an inside job
But who talked to whom? Was it Mr.
Dickerson? Who could of made twice as much by just accepting
J.P.'s generous reward? ( highly doubtful
) More likely it was one of the Knapps "intimate friends"
"Olivia" The Knapp Co. NY
again with the Knapps art imitates life.....
rattle Olivia's pearls to return home