City of Newark, 1865 Uncut Obsolete Scrip Banknote Sheet of 4 Notes.

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City of Newark, 1865 Uncut Obsolete Scrip Banknote Sheet of 4 Notes.
375.00USD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Jun 30 @ 17:09UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Newark, New Jersey, 1865. City of Newark, March 15th, 1865, One Year Scrip Uncut Banknote sheet, Each Signed by Brigadier General and Mayor Theodore Runyon. This is a cut cancelled sheet of (2) $50.00, (1) $100.00 and (1) $200.00 Civil War Bounty Bonds from the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Newark. Bonds issued a mere 3 weeks prior to the end of the American Civil War and a month to the day of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Fine condition with some toning and staining. Theodore Runyon (October 29, 1822 _ January 27, 1896) was a United States politician, diplomat, and American Civil War brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia, serving with the Union Army at the Battle of First Bull Run. Runyon was a lawyer before the Civil War and mayor of Newark, New Jersey, a major general in command of the New Jersey National Guard until 1873, first president of the Manufacturers' National Bank of Newark, chancellor of New Jersey for 14 years and, between 1893 and 1896, envoy and later ambassador to Germany. Rare and attractive. Uncut sheet of 4 notes.