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Collection Reference Number GLC01994.01
From Archive Folder Currency, Counterfeiting and Coins 
Title Bank of the Metropolis check for twenty dollars
Date 8 January 1835
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Made out to his adopted son, Andrew Jackson, Jr. A hard-currency supporter, the President specifies "wanted in gold, eagles or half eagles." This check was written on the same day that he paid off the national debt.
Subjects President  Children and Family  US Mint  Coins and Currency  Finance  Economics  Banking  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Jackson, Andrew (1808-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Banking & Economics; Children & Family; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859