Lot 263: Bank of America: Samuel Coates

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:05:20

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Lot 263: An account book filled out mostly in Coates's hand, 56 pages, 3.75 x 6.25, dated from January 21, 1800, to July 7, 1806, prominently labeled on the front cover in ink, "Bank U. States with Sam'l Coates." The book includes entries with some prominent names and logs various types of transactions. The first entry reads: "Geo. Peters note to me at 60 days dated 16 Instant for 1028.47." Another entry concerns another banking matter: "When pd, to be credited to Estate Jno Reynell on acct of Mr. Rutherfords debt." Among the prominent names listed within are signer of the Declaration of Independence Robert Morris; banker Stephen Girard; and lawyer William Rawle. The Robert Morris entry notes a check for $250. Marbled wrappers separated from spine and general expected wear, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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