5th President. Autograph check, filled out and signed by James Monroe as Secretary of State, January 23, 1813, Washington, 5.75×2.25, bank draft ordering [Branch Bank of the U.S. cashier Richard] Smith to pay bearer, in full:
Mr. Smith will have the goodness to pay to the bearer Mr. Stuart, forty six dollrs. & 14 cents Jas. Monroe
27 January 1813
In fine condition, edges trimmed, cancellation slits expertly repaired verso (not affecting text). An uncommon format.