President Benjamin Harrison Signed Check, PSA/DNA Slabbed and Graded Gem Mint 10!
Signed and dated check, drawn from the Fletcher's Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana for "Five Dollars", to "P. Ehrlick & Co", dated "Dec 23, 1886", and boldly signed by Benjamin Harrison as "Benj Harrison", 7.75" x 2.75". Neat cancellation stamp. Overall fine condition. Slabbed and graded by PSA/DNA as MINT 10. A neatly penned check with a bold, clean signature by Benjamin Harrison.
In 1885, Harrison was defeated in his bid for re-election. He would not to be out of the spotlight for long, however: As the presidential election of 1888 approached, the Republican Party found itself without a clear candidate after favorite James G. Blaine withdrew his name from contention. Harrison was nominated on the eighth ballot to run against President Grover Cleveland. Harrison ran a front porch campaign, receiving delegations and delivering speeches without traveling far afield. In the end, he prevailed in an election fraught with corruption, winning the Electoral College while losing the popular vote. Slabbed and graded by PSA/DNA as GEM MINT 10.
This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.
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