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    Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story Signed Check
    This check, drawn on the Bank of the United States, is made for $36.71 on October 23, 1839 and is cleanly signed in black by Joseph Story, who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from his appointment in 1811 by President Madison until his death. Story holds the distinction of being the youngest person ever appointed to the Supreme Court, being nominated by President Madison when he was 32. During his tenure both John Marshall and Roger Brooke Taney held the office of Chief Justice. Story is remembered today also for his series of legal commentaries which helped shape the direction of American legal scholarship and thinking during the 19th century. The check has a repaired tear at upper right and is backed to another sheet of paper. Overall it is an attractive Fine and quite nice looking for our conservative grade.


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    May, 2003
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