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THE WEALTHIEST NEW YORKERS OF THE J A CKSONIAN ERA The table for 1828 is approximately half the size of the 184s list to accord with the population figures for the two years. The population of New York City was approximately 185,000 in 1828. In 1845 it was 371,223. NEWYORK CITY'S "WEALTHIEST FIVE HUNDRED" IN 1828 Wealth assessed at $100,000 and over Astor, Henry Astor, John Jacob* Bronson, Isaacf Coster, John G.° Douglass, Mrs. Margaret Eckford, Henry Flack, John Gilbert, William W Glover, John (estate) Hart, Eli Hendricks, Harman Hicks, Whitehead Hone, John Hone, Philip Hosack, Dr. David Ireland, John Janeway, George f Jauncey, William Jones, Isaac C. Jones, Joshua Lawrence, Isaacf Leggett, Thomas H. Lenox, Robert Lewis, Morgan Livingston, John R. Lord, Rufus L. Lorillard, Georgef Lorillard, Jacob Lorillard, Peterf Mason, John "assessed at over $500,000 f assessed at over $250,000 Morse, John Murray, John R. Pearson, Isaac G. Pell, Alfred S. Post, Gerardus Post, Joel Post, William Prime, Nathaniel f Rapelye, George Reed, Luman Remsen, Peter Rhinelander, William Rhinelander, William C. Rogers, David Roosevelt, James Salles, Laurent Sandford, Charles W Schermerhorn, Peter L. Smith, Thomas H. Storm, Garret (sometimes spelled Storms) Stuyvesant, Nicholas W.f Stuyvesant, Peter G.f Van Rensselaer, Stephen f Varick, Richard Wallace, William Watts, John Whitney, Stephen Whittemore, Samuel Woodruff, Thomas T.