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Checks (bank checks)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written orders drawn on a bank or the Treasury of the United States to pay on demand a specified sum of money to a named person, to his order, or to bearer, out of money on deposit to the credit of the writer; must be endorsed to be transferred.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Check, Geo. Washington Bank, 1853 February 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1853 February 12

Check, John Augustine Washington II to N. Herbert, 1821 May 16

 Item — Box 47, Folder: 1821.05.16
Identifier: 2018-SC-076-002
Scope and Contents

A mansucript check for cash of the Bank of Potomac, signed by John Augustine Washington II. To be paid to N. Herbert of Alexandria for dividends due on his stock.

Dates: 1821 May 16

Check, to Gideon Worth, 1797 November 11

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 1797.11.11
Identifier: A-168; W-1083
Scope and Contents

A printed bank check, completed in George Washingtons hand, made out to Gideon Worth in the amount of $103 and drawn on the Bank of Alexandria.

Dates: 1797 November 11