Lot 12: James Madison Signed Check as President
13th April 2017
James Madison Signed Check A partly-printed check, drawn on the Office of Pay and Deposit of the Bank of Columbia, filled out in his hand, dated Washington, July 12, 1813 , made payable to A.B. or bearer, two hundred and fifty dollars”. Signed "James Madison," as president. Measures 6" x 2.75". Cancellation cuts clear of signature, slight loss of paper at cancellation, otherwise a crisp and clear imprint and a nice, dark signature. To left side of check Madison writes draft on Fred G. in favor of Gideon Go?ch. There was a Gideon Gooch who was James Madison’s plantation manager at Montpellier for about a decade beginning in 1804, this might very well be for him. Notes: To place a bid go to www.oneofakindauctions.com
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