Bank check, 7.5 x 3, filled out and signed by Chamberlain, “J. L. Chamberlain,” payable to J. Crawford or order for $20.00, August 12, 1869. A two-cent revenue stamp is affixed to the left, initialed by Chamberlain, “JC.” A few light vertical folds, a couple passing through single letters of signature, punch hole to body, and some light toning to edges, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Category Archives: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Maine-born Union major general (1828–1914) who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his defense of Little Round Top at Gettysburg. He later served as Governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College. DS, signed “Joshua L. Chamberlain,” one page, 10.5 x 7.25, February 6, 1889. Stock certificate for 100 shares in the New Jersey Construction Company, issued to Edward Crane, signed at the conclusion by Chamberlain as the company’s president. Beautifully double suede matted and framed to an overall size of 19 x 15, with a window in the back for viewing of the reverse. In fine condition, with two vertical folds, one passing through Chamberlain’s middle initial, and slight show-through from docketing on the reverse. RRAuction COA.