Office of Pay and Deposit of the Bank of Columbia 'private account' check, 7.25 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Madison as president, "James Madison," payable "to Jno. Peltz or bearer" for $22.50, March 29, 1813. In fine condition, with a small mounting remnant on the back of the left edge. Madison remains decidedly scarce in signed checks, presidential or otherwise.
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