Lot 145: JACKSON, ANDREW. Two items, each Signed, "A.J.": Autograph Letter, to his bank cashier * Autograph Note, to George Thomas Washington Su

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November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Description: JACKSON, ANDREW. Two items, each Signed, "A.J.": Autograph Letter, to his bank cashier * Autograph Note, to George Thomas Washington Superintendent of Public Buildings. The first, requesting gold in exchange for paper notes. 1 page, 8vo; marked dampstaining affecting left half of page, left edge blackened by flame, address leaf detached. The second: "[R]ecommending Mr. Sulivan as a fit person to be employed on the public buildings. Referred to the Major [William] Noland, superintendent of public buildings," on a small scrap of paper. 3 3/4x3 inches; mounted to larger sheet, "To President" written in another hand vertically and unobtrusively through text, minor scattered soiling. (MRS) Np, [1836?]
Notes: "The president with his respects to Mr. Thomas cashier of the Metropolis Bank . . . will be very much obliged to him if he will give Gold for the Bills given to Major Donelson yesterday on my check for $850 . . . for travelling expenses & we have to travel thro[ugh] so many states before we return, that it will be a great convenience to have gold . . . ."
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November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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