The document is a check written out by London on "The Bank of Hawaii, Ld." for $29.25. The author signed in full in dark black pen faded to gray. The bank's cancellation mark shows in red dated Aug. 15, 1907. London and his wife visited Hawaii for the first time in 1907. Exceptional condition.
A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, London was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing.