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RR Auctions Simon Bolivar Buckner Confederate General Bank Check

RR Auctions Simon Bolivar Buckner

Confederate general (1823–1914) best remembered for submitting to Grant’s famous demand for unconditional surrender at the Battle of Fort Donelson. After the war, Buckner served as Governor of Kentucky, and, in 1896, as the unsuccessful vice-presidential candidate on the ‘Gold Democrats’ ticket. Bank check, 6 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Buckner, payable to W. F. Toops & Co. for $6.95, November 13, 1908. In fine condition, with trivial vertical folds, blue pencil bank notations to the front, a central cancellation cut, and a couple mild brushes to the ink, none affecting the signature. RRAuction COA.


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