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  • Creator is exactly "Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881"

Check to Albert Hawkins, 1881 June 30

President 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…