Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! BARNUM - CHECK SIGNED 11/09/1865 CO-SIGNED BY: S. 50, drawn on National Broadway Bank, filled out by Barnum, payable to S.Endorsed on verso Pay Pacific Iron Works/on order/S. Barnum retired in 1855 but, because of creditors, resumed his career as showman and museum proprietor in 1857. In 1869, Barnum organized "The Greatest Show on Earth" which opened in Brooklyn, N.
In 1881, he became partners with James A. Bailey of Cooper, Bailey and Company's Circus, forming "Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth". Hurd was Barnum's son in law, and assistant manager of his operations in New York.On July 13, 1865, less than four months before Barnum wrote this check, Hurd had telegraphed Barnum , then in Hartford as a state legislator speaking on a bill, that his American Museum in New York was in flames , with total destruction certain. Barnum rebuilt his Museum (at 539-541 Broadway) that same year. Barnum's new Museum burned down too, in 1868. Cut cancellation, not at signature. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our BUSINESS & FINANCE (1,288). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc. We financially stand behind our COA.
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The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, NV. This item can be shipped worldwide.