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    James Monroe Autograph Check Signed as President. 6.75" x 3.25", "Oak Hill, Virg[ini]a" (his recently completed mansion), August 13, 1821. Made out entirely in his hand, Monroe directs the "cashier of the bank of Columbia" to "Pay to John Barnes on order on the 4th of sepr next two hundred dollars." Cut cancellation affects text, but signature is remains untouched. Four vertical folds, a tiny pinhole at center, and a pencil draw line; otherwise very bright. Matted beneath portrait print of Monroe to an overall size of 13.25" x 20.75".

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    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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