FIRST LADY FRANCES F. CLEVELAND - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 02/07/1913 - HFSID 325498
Sale Price $315.00
FRANCES F. CLEVELAND
A check from the former First Lady dated 1913, payable for $8.00
Check signed: "Frances F. Cleveland", in black ink, 8½x2¾. February 7, 1913. No. 47. Drawn on the account of Frances F. Cleveland at the Seaboard National Bank in New York City, New York. Payable to John David for the amount of $8.00. On June 2, 1886, 21-year-old FRANCES CLARA FOLSOM (1864-1947, born in Buffalo, New York) married 49-year-old bachelor President Grover Cleveland in the White House, the only Presidential spouse to be wed there. (Widower Woodrow Wilson remarried while in office, to Edith Galt Wilson, but they wed in a private ceremony at her home). The daughter of Cleveland's late law partner, Frances was 11-years-old when her father died and she became Cleveland's ward. The Clevelands had five children. Grover Cleveland died in 1908. Frances remarried five years later, and lived until 1947. Multiple folds. Light surface creases. Corners slightly worn. Cancellation holes in center. Ink stamps. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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