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Price Realized: $2,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2367 Lot 1
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
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,750