CYRUS W. FIELD - CHECK SIGNED 09/20/1878 - DOCUMENT 167312
CYRUS W. FIELD. Partly Printed Check signed: "Cyrus W. Field", 7x2¾. New York, 1878 September 20. Drawn on The National City Bank, payable to "Cash" for $100. 2-cent U.S. Internal Revenue tax stamp affixed at right. Financier Cyrus W. Field was chiefly responsible for the laying of the Atlantic Cable, the first submarine telegraph cable between America and Europe (1857-1866). Cut "X" bank cancellation does not affect signature. Fine condition.