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Currency from Chester, New York
Description Three pieces of paper currency issued by the Commercial Bank of Glens Falls in Chester, New York. Denominations of five (5) and ten (10) cents. .1 reads, in part, "On demand, pay the bearer FIVE CENTS, in current / BANK BILLS, / When Drafts to the amount of ONE DOLLAR are presented". .2-.3 read, in part, "COMMERCIAL BANK / OF / GLENS FALLS / Pay the bearer on demand / TEN CENTS / in current Bank Bills when Drafts to the amount of one Dollar are presented.." All bills are undersigned by "C. H. Faxon & Co."
Quantity 3 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 9/16 inches width 5065.1
2 3/4 inches height 5065.1
4 15/16 inches width 5065.2
2 5/16 inches height 5065.2
4 15/16 inches width 5065.3
2 5/16 inches height 5065.3
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Made by: C. H. Faxon & Company
Made in Chester, Orange County, New York, United States
Subjects Made in Chester, Orange County, New York, United States
Used in Glens Falls, Warren County, New York, United States
Used during Civil War
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: 10/01/1862 Date issued (.1)
Creation: 11/01/1862 Date issued (.2-.3)
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 5065.1-3