Courage & Contradiction

1862 Confederate States of America $500 bond.

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Title

1862 Confederate States of America $500 bond.

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

A Confederate States of America bond for $500 issued on October 8, 1862. This bond features a bond maturity date of "July 1, 1873" in the upper left corner and is signed by Robert Tyler. 17 twenty dollar coupons are attached to the bottom. It is approximately 13.5 inches x 13.5 inches.

During the war, a greater quantity of Confederate currency was produced, causing the price of goods and services to be increasingly expensive. By the end of the war most Confederate currency was virtually useless.

Source

Richard Cecil Todd, "Confederate Finance", University of Georgia Press, 2009.

Date

1862

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

http://williamsonmuseum.org

Language

English

Type

Object

Files

Citation

“1862 Confederate States of America $500 bond. ,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/3.