Beautiful check from the Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Company issued in 1880. This historic document was printed by A.Hoen & Company and has a vignette of a sailing vessel. The check was issued from the National Bank of Virginia in Richmond. The check also has an imprinted revenue 2 Cent Tax stamp on its face. This item has the signature of the Company's President, William Lewis Cowardin, and is over 127 years old.
William Lewis Cowardin, was the president of the Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Company from 1860-1890 and was heavily involved with real estate in the city of Richmond, Virginia.