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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Currency, Counterfeiting and Coins
|Bank of the Metropolis check for twenty dollars
|8 January 1835
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Business and financial document
|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.
|President Children and Family US Mint Coins and Currency Finance Economics Banking
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Jackson, Andrew (1808-1865)
|Banking & Economics; Children & Family; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859