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Title: United States $1.00 (one dollar) national currency

County of Origin: Harris County

Place of Issue: Houston

Currency Type: National Bank Note

Denomination: $1.00

Bank Issuer: The National Exchange Bank of Houston

Imprint: American Bank Note Co. N. Y.

Bank Charter Number: 2092

Date Issued: October 15th, 1873.

Series: Original Series

Vignette: Recto (C) Concordia. Verso (L) Arms of Texas (C) ‘Landing of the Pilgrims’ (R) ‘U. S.’

Notes: This $1.00 National Bank Note was issued in Houston in 1873 by the National Exchange Bank of Houston. Bank serial number: 209. Treasury serial number: D689926. Charter number obtained from: Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money by Chester L. Krause and Robert F. Lemke.

Signatures: John Allison Register of the Treasury.; F. E. Spinner Treasurer of the United States.; [illegible] Cashr.; [illegible] Prest.

Dimensions: 8 x 18 cm

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