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    [Mark Twain] Samuel Langhorne Clemens Bank Check Signed "Saml. L. Clemens". 7.5" x 3", drawn on the First National Bank of Hartford, dated March 1, 1875. This check is made payable to Clinton Rice, an attorney that Clemens had difficulty with on a previous sale of land in 1871. This check may represent a further issue in that matter. Clemen's signature has been PSA/DNA graded as near mint and is enclosed in a plastic slab with the PSA/DNA grading information.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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