Harding, Florence Kling

1924 check to a friend of the Hardings, with them when the President died, written 5 months before her death

Price: $175.00

Description:
(1860-1924) First Lady 1921-23. Married Warren G. Harding in 1891 after her divorce from Henry De Wolfe. She married the somewhat-younger Harding when he was a newspaper publisher in Ohio, and she was acknowledged as the brains behind the business. Arguably she was more interested in national affairs despite her poor health than her husband. Known as “The Duchess”, she adapted well to the White House, where she gave notably elegant parties. She died 15 months after he did, on Nov. 21, 1924. Partly printed DS, Marion, Ohio, June 17 1924, 2 ¾ x 5 ¾ dark pink The Marion National Bank check (not numbered) completed in her hand paying $25 Malcolm Jennings, endorsed by Jennings on the verso.

Condition: Very good, 2 mount traces on verso
Type:Check






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