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    Nicholas Biddle Signed Draft as President of the Bank of the United States Partly-printed document signed, measuring 9.4" x 3.9", dated Philadelphia, February 23, 1828, a sight draft for twenty six pounds, twelve shillings and fivepence directing that, "Sixty Days after signed of this Second of Exchange (First third & Fourth) of the same tenor & date, not paid) pay to John Finely or order... value received & charge the same to account of the Bank of The United States with or without further advice for the President Directors and company of Baring Brothers & Co., London..." With a crisply engraved vignette of an eagle and shield at left. Slightly yellowed at right, light creases, but otherwise in excellent shape with a very dark signature. In addition to his work in banking, Biddle wrote the definitive history of the Lewis & Clark expedition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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