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1863 Dated 25 Cent Note from City of New Orleans Businessman G.W. Holt
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This is a very cool piece of Confederate currency! It is an original 1862 dated 25 cent note issued by the firm of G.W. Holt of New Orleans. Holt ran a coffee house and apparently issued more notes than he could possibly redeem. He is mentioned in New Orleans newspaper articles as having been brought into court on at least two occasions after the city's capture because he could not redeem notes presented for redemption. He appears after the war in Mobile, AL, living with a relative. In the center of the note it has the image of the dog guarding the treasury safe. This one has the nice orange red ink "25 CENTS" printed on the note. The note is correctly hand signed and numbered. It also has the printed date of issuance of January 1st 1862. This is a good looking piece of currency from one of the Civil War businesses of New Orleans.


Item #: L2744
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