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    Ulysses S. Grant Check Twice Signed. 8.25" x 2.75", Washington, February 6, 1868. Engrossed entirely in his own hand one year before his inauguration as the eighteenth president of the United States, Grant, still commanding general of the army, here orders Jay Cooke & Co. Bankers to pay $52.50 to the First National Bank of Washington. A two-cent revenue stamp affixed to the upper right corner is also signed and dated by Grant, "Feb. 6th / U.S.G." Stamp canceled by Jay Cooke & Co. and the First National Bank (on the verso) with two additional cross cancellations.

    Condition: Lightly toned along the right edge; small tear near the center of the check touches a portion of the text with no loss of paper.

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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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