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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.

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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

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

Online Format

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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. United States New Jersey Mercer Trenton, 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. United States New Jersey Mercer Trenton, 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/>.