10 December 1999
LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed check accomplished and signed ("A. Lincoln") as President, Washington, D.C., 18 February 1865.
69 x 190mm. (2.11/16 x 7.11/16 in.), a very small piece torn from top left corner, just catching part of border, tiny puncture at lower right. Typographical borders and detailed wood-engraved image of Riggs bank, a horse-drawn carriage outside the imposing entrance. Numbered by Lincoln at top left corner: "No.26." An order on Lincoln's bank, Riggs and Company, payable to "Self" for $761.00.
Provenance: Philip D. Sang, the noted collector; a friend of the preceding.
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