James Monroe Check Signed As Secretary of State – Fully Accomplished In His Hand


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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.