1861 Civil War, State of North Carolina $2 note October 6th 1861

Nice early Confederate $2 note from Raleigh North Carolina.

The State of North Carolina will pay to bearer two dollars at the Treasury on or before 1st Jany. 1866. Raleigh Oct 6th, 1861.

Hand-signed at bottom Henry Hardie (?). Handwritten serial No. 2589.

At the bottom is the printer info: F.W.Bornemann, Charleston, S.C.

Printed on very thin paper. Blank back, as issued.

Paper tired and crinkled, margins all clear. Crease UL corner. Couple rust spots.

2 ¾” x 5 ⅝”

 

Catalog listings:

Criswell # 22
Pennell # unlisted
Haxby # unlisted
Whitman # unlisted