PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 04/29/1932 - HFSID 78886
CALVIN COOLIDGE He signed this1932 check to his personal secretary, Harry Ross, who would be at the former President's home when Coolidge died the following year. Check signed: "Calvin Coolidge", 8¼x3. Northampton, Massachusetts, 1932 April 29. Check No.
Sale Price $1,105.00
He signed this1932 check to his personal secretary, Harry Ross, who would be at the former President's home when Coolidge died the following year.
Check signed: "Calvin Coolidge", 8¼x3. Northampton, Massachusetts, 1932 April 29. Check No. 996, drawn on the Northampton National Bank and Trust Company, payable to Harry E. Ross for $300. Endorsed: "For deposit/Harry E Ross" on verso. Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) had become the 30th U.S. President upon the death of Warren G. Harding in 1923. Elected to a term in his own right in 1924, Coolidge did not seek another term in 1928, leaving office in 1929. Coolidge, who retired to Northampton after leaving the presidency, had begun his law and political career there. After losing an election for School Committee in 1905, he never lost another race. Before becoming President, Coolidge had served as Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts (1910-1911), a Massachusetts State Senator (1912-1915), Lieutenant Governor (1916-1918) and Governor of Massachusetts (1919-1920) and U.S. Vice President (1921-1923). Harry E. Ross was Coolidge's personal secretary, who spent the morning with Coolidge on the day that he died (January 5, 1933) and supervised the funeral arrangements. Slightly creased. Bank cancellation holes at Calvin and the "Coo" of Coolidge. Ink slightly smudged at the "in" of Calvin. Bank stamps on verso touch endorsement. Overall, fine condition.
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