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    Rare 1868 Washington College Paycheck Signed by Rector John Brockenbrough. Signed as "Rector of Washington College", it is a draft to John L. Kirkpatrick for the then-pricey sum of $1162.66 and drawn on the Bank of Lexington. Brockenbrough was the one who asked Gen. Lee to become president of the College in 1865, and founded the law school which Lee merged into the College in 1867; Brockenbrough became the school's first dean, 8.5" x 3", Nicely custom-framed to 13" x 8". Excellent condition except trimmed at left edge. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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