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1815 FIVE DOLLAR NOTE

Unsigned Remainder

 

Authorized by a February 24, 1815 Act of Congress

 

This non-interest bearing note was accepted for all payments owed to the United States.  At the discretion of the government, it was exchangeable for a 7% government stock.  When issued, the note would bear three separate signatures.  As a security feature these notes contained colored fibers and a UNITED STATES watermark. The notes bear the printer's mark of Murray Draper Fairman Co.

1815 TEN DOLLAR NOTE

Double-signed Remainder

 

The ten dollar series from this issue featured two variations: one with the denomination printed on both the left and right sides, and this rarer version where the right portion of the note bore the notation: Receivable everywhere by the United States in payment of duties taxes & public lands.

1815 TWENTY DOLLAR NOTE

Unsigned Remainder

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