Huntsville, Arkansas. J.C. Smith, 1862, $1, Obsolete Scrip Note

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Huntsville, Arkansas. J.C. Smith, 1862, $1, Obsolete Scrip Note

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Huntsville, Arkansas. March 21, 1862, J.C. Smith. $1.00, Unlisted denomination in Rothert, (Rothert 316-?), Issued obsolete scrip note, Printed on blue paper with light black ink, Dated March 21st, 1862, Black text on face "Payable in Confederate Notes when $10, $20 or $50 is presented at my shop in Huntsville", Signature in black ink on back, S/N 452?, Choice Fine to VF condition. Pervious unknown denomination that is sure to attract serious interest. John Calvin Smith was born October 13, 1830 in TN and died January 29, 1901 in Tarrant County, Texas. He married Elizabeth Caroline Fagan on January 28, 1849 in Cannon County, TN. J.C. Smith was a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and moved to Huntsville Arkansas in about 1853. he operated a general store on the Huntsville square and thus the reason for issuing this note. This note is dated June 24, 1862 before the Civil War really came home to Huntsville. From late 1862 through 1864, the war would ravage Huntsville as it did most of north west Arkansas.