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(Wrenn, Ullmann & Co. Bankers)

PRINTED CANCELLED CHECK FROM WRENN, ULLMAN & CO. BANKERS PYABLE TO OCEAN NATIONAL BANK FOR $372.24.

Chicago. February 10, 18 Oblong, 3.5x8", creasing, soiling, a few small tears, cancellation holes. This check, No. 12858 is cream colored with an orange United States Two Cent Internal Revenue Stamp in the center and it was printed by Western B & N Engraving Co., Chicago. The full names of the partners (printed on the side of the check) are John H. Wrenn, James J. Ullman & James E. Tyler. Also printed on the check next to the endorsement line is "To Ketchum, Phipps & Belknap, 24 Broad Street, New York." John H. Wrenn was a noted art & book collector who, with assistance of British book collector James Wise was able to acquire a remarkable collection of English & American Literature which formed the basis for the Wrenn Library which is located in Austin at the University of Texas. This check from Wrenn's bank was dated seven months prior to the great Chicago fire of Oct. 8, 1871.


Book Id: 96-6209

Price: $35.00

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