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    James Monroe Sight Draft Signed as President. One page, 8" x 4.5", n. p, January 7, 1820, regarding payment to John Taliaferro. It reads in full:

    "Sixty days after date, for value received, I promise to pay nine thousand six hundred dollars and fifty six cents to the order of John Taliaferro - negotiable and payable at the Bank of Virginia."

    Countersigned twice, once on the recto and once on the verso, by lawyer and politician John Taliaferro and federal judge George Hay. Cut cancelled several times. Edges are toned with some chipping. Stained on the top left corner, else fine.


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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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