Articles from various newspapers, published on the 4th and 5th of January, 1877, after the death of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
From the Evening Gazette, in Port Jervis, NY:
From the Titusville Morning Herald:
From the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern:
An article describing the life and death of the Commodore took up several pages of the New York Times the day after his death is available for download here. (35MB File)