Lot 258: Prussian soldier (1730–1794) who provided invaluable aid to the American Revolution, joining George Washington at Valley Forge. Bank check, 6.5 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Friedrich von Steuben, "Steuben," payable to A: B: for $15, December 10, 1790. Expected cancellation notations affecting the body and a couple letters of the signature, show-through from a large ink blot to the reverse, uniform toning, and slightly irregularly trimmed edges, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned engraved portrait.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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