Check to Albert Hawkins, 1881 June 30
@ Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library
DescriptionCollection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.USM 009President James A. Garfield issued this check to African-American coachman Albert Hawkins two days before the President was shot. After the death of President Garfield, Mrs. Lucretia Garfield gave the check to the historian Edward Everett Hale, who notes the history of the check on the reverse.
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909Hawkins, Albert
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