WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT
The veteran US Army officer signed this $12 check in Washington
Check signed: "W. F. Blauvelt", 7½x3. Washington, D.C.,
1911 March 31. Check #68, drawn on the Riggs National Bank, payable to
Adolph Kahn for $12.00. Entirely filled out by Blauvelt and endorsed by Kahn on
verso. William F. Blauvelt (1850-1916), a US Army officer, fought the
Plains Indians, reportedly including Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull (Custer's
nemesis). Rising to the rank of Colonel, he also served in the
Spanish-American War (1898), and in the international relief expedition
during the Boxer Rebellion (1900). Ink slightly smeared on 'Pay to' line.
Cancellation holes. Ink stamps. Otherwise, fine condition.
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