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Confederate States of America $1000 Bond and Coupons

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Designed by:
Geo. Dunn & Co, American  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 13 5/16 × 13 7/8 in. (33.8 × 35.2 cm)
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Confederate States of America $1000 Bond and Coupons. The top section of the bond is encased in a border with scroll work designs at each corner. The top two corners have the words, [ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS] arching across the corner. Text is written vertically in the border on both sides, on the left, [SIX PER CENT], and on the right [Act, March 25TH, 1863]. The bottom corners of the border of a circle with the letter [M] in the center surrounded by the words, [ONE THOUSAND / DOLLARS]. In bold lettering in the center title reads, [Confederate / STATES OF AMERICA.] On either side is the identifying number, [No. 9229.] Under the title is an illustration of the Richmond Customs House. Below the image is the words, [LOAN AUTHROIZED BY Act of Congress. C.S.A. OF MARCH 23d., 1863.] A paragraph follows outlining the terms of the loan. The paragraph underneath outlines the job of the witnesses, and three signatures below, [Entered RBS], [Received JJW], [C A Rose / [illegible] Register of the Treasury.] The printers have a manufacturing label on the bottom right, [Engd by Geo. Dunn & Co. Richmond, Va.].
The bottom half is covered with what should be eight coupons but the bottom right two has been removed. Each coupon reads, [C.S. Loan March 23rd 1863. / The Confederate States of America / Will pay to bearer the sum of THIRTY DOLLARS. / For Six Months Interest due April 1st 1867 / on Bond No. 9229 for $1,000]. The bottom is signed by [For Register of the Treasury J G Shurman].
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American South  Search this
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U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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