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    With a Check Signed by William Henry Harrison

    [William Henry Harrison]. The Life of Major-General William Henry Harrison: Comprising a Brief Account of His Important Civil and Military Services, and an Accurate Description of the Council at Vincennes With Tecumseh, as Well as the Victories of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1840. First edition. With a printed check 6" x 2.5" mounted to the front pastedown, drawn on the Miami Exporting Company for $25, dated February 16, 1815 and signed by Harrison. Octavo. Engraved portrait of Harrison used as frontispiece and four additional engraved illustrations. 93 pages. Original green paper with printed titles over boards. Binding worn and soiled; contents with moderate to heavy foxing, else good condition. Howes H246. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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