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Extraordinary, Puerto Rico 1876 Treasury Bond for the Indemnification of Slave Owners.

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Extraordinary, Puerto Rico 1876 Treasury Bond for the Indemnification of Slave Owners.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico. April 6, 1876, 100 Pesos, 6% interest, issued, cancelled and partially redeemed, Indemnizacion a Poseedores de Esclavos, An allegorical female shows an emancipation proclamation to slaves. Puerto Rico passed a law to free the slaves in 1873 and the owners were compensated by the government. Coupons on both sides of bond, S/N 45028, Edge splits, stains, and a small piece out of the bottom border, but this piece is so scarce that none of this matters. First time offered by us. Spectacular and historic bond. (John E. Herzog Collection)