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Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 92
 

92

[Presidential] Buchanan, James
Autograph Check, signed

Washington, (D.C.), February 10, 1849. 3 3/4 x 8 in. (95 x 203 mm). Autograph check, signed by fifteenth president, James Buchanan, as Secretary of State, directing the cashier of the Lancaster Bank pay Corcoran & Riggs $600; endorsed on verso by Corcoran. Creasing from original folds; cancellation slits traversing center. Lot includes a printed portrait of Buchanan, as well as a printed mini-biography.

Sold for $756
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Washington, (D.C.), February 10, 1849. 3 3/4 x 8 in. (95 x 203 mm). Autograph check, signed by fifteenth president, James Buchanan, as Secretary of State, directing the cashier of the Lancaster Bank pay Corcoran & Riggs $600; endorsed on verso by Corcoran. Creasing from original folds; cancellation slits traversing center. Lot includes a printed portrait of Buchanan, as well as a printed mini-biography.

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