Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
INCLUDES MONROE AND VON STEUBEN (ALBUM.) Group of 19 Checks Signed, by prominent Americans, some drawing on the Bank of the United States, each mounted in an album, one to a page, rectos only, with calligraphic title-page and descriptions throughout. Including mostly partly-printed documents, many with staining recto from adhesive on verso, few with cancellation lines or slices affecting signature. 4to, blue crushed morocco. Vp, vd

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Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. Accomplished and Signed, "Steuben," to Mrs. Daubigny for $120. New York, 8 August 1791 Henry Knox. Accomplished and Signed, "HKnox," to H. Press for $11. Np, September 1791 William Hemsley. Autograph check Signed, "WmHemsley," to Robert Lloyd Tilghman for $400. Np, 16 March 1811 Albert Gallatin. Accomplished and Signed, to "M.C." for $75. New York, 11 December 1823 John A. Dix. Accomplished and Signed, to bearer for $100. New York, 21 September 1824 James Monroe. Autograph check Signed, to Teuch Ringgold for $300. Oak Hill, 15 March 1826 John M. Berrien. Accomplished and Signed, "Jn: MacphersonBerrien," to "JMB" for $20. Washington, 28 March 1827 William L. Marcy. Accomplished and Signed, "W.L. Marcy," to John Nugent for $50. Albany, 3 November[?] 1828 Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Signed, "C. Carroll of Carrollton," to J.L.M. Smith for $103.25. Baltimore, 2 February 1831 James Fenimore Cooper. Accomplished and Signed, "J. Fenimore Cooper," to himself for $10.00. Cooperstown, 15 May 1838 Thomas A. Scott. Accomplished and Signed, to Mrs. Jane Coussen for $250. Pittsburgh, 12 August 1859 Winfield Scott. Accomplished and Signed, to "W.S." for $60. Washington, 1 December 1852 Ralph Waldo Emerson. Accomplished and Signed, "RWaldo Emerson," for J.M. Cheney for $100. Boston, 29 October 1860 William H. Seward. Signed, to Riggs & Co. for $1,000. Auburn, 24 October 1862 Cyrus W. Field. Signed, to Mr. Lewis Gilbertson for $300. New York, 29 May 1878 Thomas A. Hendricks. Accomplished and Signed, "T.AHendricks," to Mrs. C. Baker for $20. Indianapolis, 8 March 1880 Robert G. Ingersoll. Accomplished and Signed, "R.G. Ingersoll," to The Sherman Cycle Co for $300. New York, 12 August 1898 Warren G. Harding. Accomplished and Signed, "WGHarding," to "Pay Roll" for $335. Marion, 4 April 1908 John Burroughs. Accomplished and Signed, to Charles H. Hickok Music Co. for $72.50. Poughkeepsie, 4 February 1909.
with--Eleanor Roosevelt. Typed Letter Signed, to the collector of the present album Walter E. Kolb, concerning credit for merchandise: "We may have had credit at one time, but I do not recall it." 1 page, square 8vo, "Executive Mansion" stationery. Albany, 29 December 1932.