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The Bank of Michigan Territorial Five Dollar Broken Bank Note

Detroit October 1, 1831 Oblong 2.75 x 7", cream with black lettering, a seated Ceres at the top, a Native American on the left and a stature of George Washington on the right. Worn, toned, chipping, creasing, one side edge with tape (not cello), unevenly trimmed. Cashier's signature of C. (Charles) P. Trowbridge, who figured prominently in Detriot history. He had been Territorial Governor Lewis Cass's secretary, an Indian agent, Detroit mayor and alderman, President of the Michigan State Bank, President of the Detroit Milwaukee Railway. Also signed, as President, E. (Eurotas) P. Hastings who later became the auditor general of Michigan. Hastings has been erroneously called the founder of Hastings, Mich. He donated land which the village founders named Hastings in his honor. The Bank of Michigan was Detroit's second bank. The note is rubber stamped "Re-Issued..."


Book Id: 99-4429

Price: $75.00

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