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Title: United States $10.00 (ten dollars) national currency

County of Origin: Harris County

Place of Issue: Houston

Currency Type: National Bank Note

Denomination: $10.00

Bank Issuer: The Merchants National Bank of Houston

Imprint: Bureau of Engraving & Printing; Treasy. Dept.

Bank Charter Number: 5858

Date Issued: June 11, 1901.

Series: 1882 Brown Back

Vignette: Recto (L) Franklin and Electricity (R) America Seizing the Lightning. Verso (L) Arms of Texas (R) ‘US’

Notes: This $10.00 National Bank Note was issued in Houston in 1901 by the Merchants National Bank of Houston. Bank serial number: 3775. Treasury serial number: U611563U.

Signatures: J W. Lyons Register of the Treasury.; Ellis H. Roberts Treasurer of the United States.; [illegible] Cashr.; [illegible] Prest.

Dimensions: 8 x 19 cm

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