1 page, a narrow oblong (2 11/16 x 7 9/16 in.). Finely engraved and printed in bright blue ink, the name of the bank ("Riggs & Co.") prominent in bold gothic letters; to the left a detailed engraved view of the two-story bank building, a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the building's high arched doorway, the whole within an elegant engraved border of linked diamond shapes, accomplished in ink by Lincoln, who has numbered the check "42" at the top left, added the date, the receipient, the amount ("one gold") and his signature. Clean slit cancellations without loss, upper left-hand corner slightly defective, affecting portion of decorative border." /> LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed check accomplished and signed ("A Lincoln") as President, Washington, D.C., 6 September 1861. <I>1 page, a narrow oblong (2 11/16 x 7 9/16 in.). Finely engraved and printed in bright blue ink, the name of the bank ("Riggs & Co.") prominent in bold gothic letters; to the left a detailed engraved view of the two-story bank building, a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the building's high arched doorway, the whole within an elegant engraved border of linked diamond shapes, accomplished in ink by Lincoln, who has numbered the check "42" at the top left, added the date, the receipient, the amount ("one gold") and his signature. <I>Clean slit cancellations without loss, upper left-hand corner slightly defective, affecting portion of decorative border.</I> | Christie's