The printing on this check is a double impression, but the revenue is printed normally.

This unusual item is a partially printed draft with an F1 imprint. It serves to illustrate that by the time Type F was introduced the Internal Revenue Service was no longer examining checks in order to require instructive clauses, so otherwise blank stamped paper could be sent to check printers. The one in this instance did not finish printing the draft.

This engraved draft was used by Bartholow, Lewis & Company of Saint Louis to draw on funds held at the National Bank of Commerce, New York.

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