1. George Washington
George Washington wrote this check on May 31, 1799, six months before he died, for $500 to William Thornton.
2. Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson signed this check while as Secretary of State for $22.69 to Jacob Stine.
3. James Monroe
Two years before being elected, James Monroe wrote out a autograph check on December 15, 1815, for $37 to Henry Sheppard.
4. Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln’s check to “self” for $800 ($11,260 current value) on April 13, 1865, two days before he died. The appraised value is at $25,000.
5. Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States from 1869-1877
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