ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Check Signed ("A. Lincoln") in black ink and accomplished in Lincoln's hand. Washington, D.C., November 18, 1864.
7 9/16" x 2 3/4".
Being check No. 14, payable to "Self" in the amount of $50.00, drawn on Riggs & Co. with lithographed vignette of the bank by Hatch & Co., 29 William St., New York. Discreet closed cancel puncture to center, else fine.
Lincoln here withdraws fifty dollars, only ten days after he won his second United States Presidential election, defeating his former top general, Democratic candidate George B. McClellan, by a landslide. Five months later his would be assassinated.
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