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Cosey, Joseph, 1887-1950


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Cosey forgery of check to J. W. Pierce, 1783 August 7, 1930s?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: COSEY 1
Identifier: 2018-SC-013-002

Washington forgeries, facsimiles, and bookplates collection

 Collection — Shelf D:7
Identifier: WFC
Scope and Contents

The collection of Washington forgeries and bookplates from the 19th and 20th centuries measures 1 linear foot. Found within the collection are forged Washington documents from notorious forgers Robert Spring, Joseph Cosey, and Charles Weisberg, as well as unidentified forgeries. The collection also contains bookplates – originals, restrikes, and spurious copies – from the Washington family and correspondence related to the sale of forgeries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1863-1999

Additional filters:

Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Forgeries 1