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National Bank Note Currency


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"The Civil War, the Comptroller's Office and 73 Years of Bank Notes" See this overview of the wide varieties of ways to collect the many issues of National currency including: Story of wild cat banks How the Civil War affected America's money causing the creation of the first Federal issues Act of February 25, 1863 that created National bank notes and how the system worked Survival of the different bank note issues Gold and its affect on the value on paper money Problems with national bank note currency Effects of WWI on America's money Story of Hugh McCulloch and John Jay Knox who appear on certain issues Examples of the different series and names of banks The problems that brought about the demise of National currency Speaker(s): Peter Huntoon.
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