County of Origin: Harris County
Place of Issue: Houston
Currency Type: National Bank Note
Bank Issuer: The First National Bank of Houston
Imprint: American Bank Note Co. N. Y.
Bank Charter Number: 1644
Date Issued: Apl. 16th 1866.
Series: Original Series
Vignette: Recto (L) Franklin and Electricity (R) America Seizing the Lightning. Verso (L) Arms of Texas (C) ‘De Soto Discovering the Mississippi’ (R) ‘U. S.’
Notes: This $10.00 National Bank Note was issued in Houston in 1866 by the First National Bank of Houston. Bank serial number: 2717. Treasury serial number: A920151. Charter number obtained from: Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money by Chester L. Krause and Robert F. Lemke.
Signatures: S. B. Colby Register of the Treasury.; F. E. Spinner Treasurer of the United States.; [illegible] Cashr.; [illegible] Prest.
Dimensions: 8 x 19 cm
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