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VAN BUREN, Martin (1782-1862). Partly printed check, accomplished and signed ("M. Van Buren"), Kinderhook, N.Y., 22 March 1856. 1 page, oblong, 65 x 155 mm., almost invisible cancellation cuts, otherwise in very fine condition, printed rule and typographic borders. Drawn on the Bank of Kinderhook (Van Buren's hometown). Former President Van Buren orders payment of $18.00 to A. Burninger & Co.

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VAN BUREN, Martin (1782-1862). Partly printed check, accomplished and signed ("M. Van Buren"), Kinderhook, N.Y., 22 March 1856. 1 page, oblong, 65 x 155 mm., almost invisible cancellation cuts, otherwise in very fine condition, printed rule and typographic borders. Drawn on the Bank of Kinderhook (Van Buren's hometown). Former President Van Buren orders payment of $18.00 to A. Burninger & Co.

Very rare. Printed checks of Van Buren are seldom encountered, while handwritten payment orders are available with some ease. The Kadlec Collection contained a similar example, and we are aware of one other offered recently in the trade for $5,000.
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