Check from Mechanics & Traders Bank of Brooklyn
checkOFFICE EQUIPMENT & BANKING
USA, NY, Brooklyn
2-7/8 x 8-5/8 in.
Mechanics & Traders Bank of Brooklyn cancelled check, no. 537, paid to L. V. D. Hardenburgh, collector for $492.42 by Theodore J. Bird. Obverse: black on white with red check number, script print; vignette at left depicting Theodore S. Bird's Floating Dry Dock at the foot of India St., unidentified vessel in dock with "Alaska" on one of the stacks; printer "Browne & (?)". Reverse: stamp on left "ENDORSED/ BROOKLYN BANK/ CORRECT"; stamp in center "FOR DEPOSIT TO CREDIT/ CITY OF BROOKLYN/ [signature] A. D. Wheelock/ CITY TREASURER." and stamp on right "FOR DEPOSIT/ CITY REATURER./ DEC 10 1886/ [signature] L.V.D. Hardenburgh/ COLLECTOR."