Book #71274
Request for Membership Dues for the Association of Banks for the. Counterfeiting.
Request for Membership Dues for the Association of Banks for the...

Request for Membership Dues for the Association of Banks for the...

A Group of New England Banks Unite to Suppress Counterfeiting [Counterfeiting]. [Request for Membership Dues for the Association of Banks for the Suppression of Counterfeiting]. Boston, February 17, 1858. Single sheet folded once to form 8-1/2" x 5" bifolium, text to recto of first leaf, post mark and manuscript address to verso of second leaf. Vertical and horizontal fold lines, faint stains to verso of second leaf, otherwise fine. $450. * This form, which includes a receipt, was addressed to the Pittsfield Bank of Pittsfield, New Hampshire. It reads (in part): "To the cashier of the _____ Bank: Sir: At a meeting of the Board of Managers (...) it was Voted, 'That an assessment, at the rate of five dollars on each one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) of Capital Stock, be laid upon the Banks for the ensuing year,' and the Treasurer, in conformity to the above vote, attaches hereto a blank receipt, that you will please fill up, and send to him, with the amount due from your Bank, as a member of the Association, and he will then sign and return the receipt to you by mail."

Price: $450.00

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