H. Don Allen Collection - Three Early Canadian Cheques

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:20.00 CAD Estimated At:40.00 - 60.00 CAD
H. Don Allen Collection - Three Early Canadian Cheques
100.00CAD+ (20.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Oct 02 @ 19:07UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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People's Bank (Banque du Peuple), Montreal, 1843; Bank of Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, 1866; Bank of Toronto,1867. The last appears to have been drawn by Thomas Galt (1815-1901), Chief Justice of Ontario, knighted 1888. He was a son of novelist and Canada Company official John Galt, a brother of Canada's first Finance Minister Alexander Tilloch Galt, and uncle of John Galt, President of the Union Bank of Canada, 1912-1922. Galt's cheque was negotiated through the Commercial Bank of Canada.