Lot #24
James K. Polk Signed Check

Rare House of Representatives paycheck endorsed by James K. Polk
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Estimate: $2500+

Description

Rare House of Representatives paycheck endorsed by James K. Polk

Choice US House of Representatives/Office of Discount and Deposit bank check, 5 x 2, filled out in and signed by Speaker Andrew Stevenson, "A. Stevenson," payable to James K. Polk for $200, June 8, 1832, endorsed on the reverse, "James K. Polk." In fine to very fine condition. At this time Polk was serving as a member of the House of Representatives from Tennessee, earning a salary of $8 per day; this check evidently represents his earnings for 25 days.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021





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