Photo, Print, Drawing The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, 1861, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln.

About this Item

Title
The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, 1861, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln.
Created / Published
Merchant's Bank of Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey, November 20, 1861
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Lincolniana
-  Manuscripts
-  Correspondence
-  Portraits
-  Physical Objects
-  Letter
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Mercer -- Trenton
Genre
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Portraits
Physical Objects
Letter
Notes
-  Accompanying typed manuscript claims it is the earliest dated bill to be ornamented with the Lincoln lineaments. Handwritten note to bottom of manuscript indicates there is a bill earlier than that dates August 10, 1861.
Medium
20 x 8 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 3, no. 9
Stern catalog 4708
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0275
Language
English
Online Format
image
online text

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.

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Chicago citation style:

The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln. Mercer New Jersey Trenton United States, 1861. Merchant's Bank of Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000275/.

APA citation style:

(1861) The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln. Mercer New Jersey Trenton United States, 1861. Merchant's Bank of Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000275/.

MLA citation style:

The dollar bill issued by the Merchant's Bank of Trenton, November 20th, is recorded in D. C. Wismer's "Obsolete Paper Money With Portrait of Lincoln. Merchant's Bank of Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm000275/>.