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    First Ladies, Vice Presidents and Other Politicians Signed Check Group A good group of six signed checks, all partly-printed, including First Lady Frances F. Cleveland, 8.5" x 2.75", New York, Feb. 5, 1913 for $338 payable to Leigh Hook; First Lady Florence Kling Harding, 6" x 2.5", Marion, Ohio, September 1, 1915 for $50 payable to Esther N. DeWolfe; Vice President under Martin Van Buren, Richard Mentor Johnson, 8" x 2.75", Washington, Feb. 7 1836 for $700; Vice President under Grover Cleveland, Thomas A. Hendricks, 7.75" x 2.75", Indianapolis, for $1,252; presidential candidate and Secretary of State under Benjamin Harrison, James G. Blaine, 8" x 3.25", Washington, Dec. 15, 1863 for $2,300; the son of President James A. Garfield, Secretary of the Interior James R. Garfield, 8.5" x 3.25", Cleveland, March 27,1911 for $75 payable to cash. Besides the expected cancellation marks, the checks are in excellent condition. A fun group. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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