DescriptionJames I. Roosevelt: Autograph Document Signed, Regarding the Erie Canal.
A two-sided handwritten 1837 monetary receipt for $6,022.20 related to purchases concerning the Erie Canal, written and signed by James I. Roosevelt (1795-1875), politician, businessman, and great-great-uncle of Eleanor Roosevelt. Roosevelt has endorsed the document on the verso. The receipt measures 7.5" x 4" (cut down from a larger document), with folds, light water droplet stains, and ink bleedthrough, else fine.
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