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JAMES MONROE PENS A CHECK / SIGHT -DRAFT DURING THE WAR OF 1812

MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Autograph Document Signed, “Jas Monroe”, as Secretary of State under James Madison. One page, 7”x 2½” [Washington], Jan[uar]y 31, 1814.

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A 1794 CHELSEA LOTTERY TICKET  — NORWICH CONNETICUT

A printed June 1794 American Lottery Ticket for the “Chelsea Lottery / Class Second”, Norwich, Connecticut.  One page, oblong narrow 16mo.  [Approximately 2 x 6 inches]. Endorsed vertically on the front “6 Doll.” and signed by “Joseph Perkins”, the lottery Manager.  Deeply embossed borders.

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AMERICAN EXPLORER ~~  ZEBULON PIKE,  ORDERS PAYMENT FOR A COURIER JUST TWO MONTHS BEFORE HIS HEROIC AND UNTIMELY DEATH

PIKE, ZEBULON M.  (1779-1813).  American explorer and soldier.  Rare Autograph Endorsement Signed, “Z[ebulon] Pike C[ommanding] O[fficer]”, on verso of a manuscript pay order.  One page, oblong octavo.   February 18, 1813.

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SAMUEL CLEMENS WRITES A CHECK FOR $750 TO HELP BUY A PIPE ORGAN FOR THE PARK CHURCH IN ELMIRA,  N.Y. — A PLACE THAT WAS TO BE CENTRAL TO HIS SPIRITUAL LIFE

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. [MARK TWAIN].  (1835-1910.)  American humorist, lecturer and writer.  Partly-Printed Check Signed, “S.L. Clemens”.  One page, oblong octavo.  New York, January 31, 1907.  Fine condition.  Drawn on Knickerbocker Trust Company and made out to ‘The Hope-Jones Organ Co.’ in the amount of “seven hundred fifty” dollars.

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SILK BADGE FROM GENERAL LAFAYETTE’S TRIUMPHANT VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES IN 1824

LAFAYETTE, MARIE DU MOTIER [MARQUIS]  (1757-1834)  French military leader and statesman who fought for the colonists during the American Revolution. Commemorative cream colored silk badge bearing a black image of Lafayette, mounted to a piece of hard board.  1824. 

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PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON SIGNS A “DOLLAR A YEAR MAN” CHECK FOR SERVICES RENDERED IN WORLD WAR I

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States. Scarce Document Signed “Woodrow Wilson”, as President. Wilson signs a ‘War Industries Board Check’ for one dollar.  Countersigned by Chairman of the War Industries Board BERNARD BARUCH (1870-1965) American financier, statesman and political consultant. 8½” x 3¼”. Washington, D.C., September 6, 1919.

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LINCOLN AND HIS FIRST LAW PARTNER JOHN T. STUART  —  JOINTLY ACKNOWLEDGE PAYMENT OF $50 FOR THEIR LEGAL SERVICES

ABRAHAM, LINCOLN.  (1809-1865).  President of the United States; assassinated. Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney.  No place [Springfield, Illinois]], April 7, 1854. One page, oblong narrow octavo. [approx 4 x 8 inches].

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