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Nicholas Biddle Signed Bank of the United States Bill
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Nicholas Biddle Signed Bank of the United States Bill of Exchange

BIDDLE, NICHOLAS. Partially Printed Document Signed, “N. Biddle”, as president of the Bank of the United States, 1 p., November 19, 1824, Philadelphia, 8.75" x 4". Counter-signed, “J. Andrews”, as assistant cashier. Faint halo around otherwise bold, dark signature, else Fine.  

This bill of exchange, No.1063, in the amount of “One hundred Pounds Sterling” is made to “Fletcher & Gardiner”, drawn on the account of “Messrs. Baring Brothers & Co London”.

Nicholas Biddle (1786-1844) was an American financier who served as the third and last president of the Second Bank of the United States (chartered 1816–1836). He also served in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He is best known for his role in the Bank War. A member of the prominent Biddle family of Philadelphia, Nicholas Biddle worked for prominent officials such as John Armstrong Jr. and James Monroe in his youth. After returning to Philadelphia, he won election to the state legislature. While serving in the legislature, he successfully lobbied Congress and President Monroe for the creation of a new central bank, which became known as the Second Bank of the United States. In 1822, Monroe appointed Biddle as the third president of the bank. Biddle would continue to serve as the bank's president for several years, during which time he exercised power over the nation's money supply and interest rates, seeking to prevent economic crises.

Baring Brothers was a British banking firm famous for having facilitated the financing of the Louisiana Purchase.

Fletcher & Gardiner was a firm of internationally renowned silversmiths.

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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Nicholas Biddle Signed Bank of the United States Bill of Exchange

BIDDLE, NICHOLAS. Partially Printed Document Signed, “N. Biddle”, as president of the Bank of the United States, 1 p., November 19, 1824, Philadelphia, 8.75" x 4". Counter-signed, “J. Andrews”, as assistant cashier. Faint halo around otherwise bold, dark signature, else Fine.  

This bill of exchange, No.1063, in the amount of “One hundred Pounds Sterling” is made to “Fletcher & Gardiner”, drawn on the account of “Messrs. Baring Brothers & Co London”.

Nicholas Biddle (1786-1844) was an American financier who served as the third and last president of the Second Bank of the United States (chartered 1816–1836). He also served in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He is best known for his role in the Bank War. A member of the prominent Biddle family of Philadelphia, Nicholas Biddle worked for prominent officials such as John Armstrong Jr. and James Monroe in his youth. After returning to Philadelphia, he won election to the state legislature. While serving in the legislature, he successfully lobbied Congress and President Monroe for the creation of a new central bank, which became known as the Second Bank of the United States. In 1822, Monroe appointed Biddle as the third president of the bank. Biddle would continue to serve as the bank's president for several years, during which time he exercised power over the nation's money supply and interest rates, seeking to prevent economic crises.

Baring Brothers was a British banking firm famous for having facilitated the financing of the Louisiana Purchase.

Fletcher & Gardiner was a firm of internationally renowned silversmiths.

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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