Continental Congressman from Delaware and a delegate to the 1787 US Constitutional Convention (1747-1812). Cashier of the Bank of Delaware check, 6 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Bedford, Jr., "Gunn'g Bedford," payable to John Hays for $300, October 10, 1803. Bedford has struck through 'Delaware' and added "United States." Top edge of check affixed to a same-size mount. In fine condition, with wrinkling from mounting. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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