GIBBONS, THOMAS
Thomas Gibbons (1757 - 1826). Gibbons was a lawyer, politician, and a steamboat operator. He is best remembered as the plaintiff in the famous Gibbons vs. Ogden anti-trust suit in which Chief Justice John Marshall declared many monopolies of the day null and void.

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A Document Signed By Thomas Gibbons The Man Who Won The Important Gibbons Vs Ogden Anti-Trust Suit, Effectively Destroying The New York Steamboat Monopoly

 GIBBONS, THOMAS
THOMAS GIBBONS (1757 - 1826). Gibbons was a lawyer, politician, and steamboat operator. He is best remembered as the plaintiff in the famous Giggons Vs Ogden anti-trust suit whereby Chief Justice John Marshall handed down one of his most famous decisions nulling many monopolies. DS 1 pp 7"x 3 1/4". New York 15th Aug. 1803. A partly printed “Manhattan Company” check signed “Th Gibbons”. He paid “--” $100.00. There is a small woodcut vignette of a male figure seated on the ground. Bank cut cancellations, but not affecting signature. Gibbons is a highly important figure in American business history and a rare autograph
Catalog: # AM-0311
Topic: Signed Checks
Price: $450.00