Craven County Digital History Exhibit

1905 National Bank of Newberne $10

Accession Number TP.1988.023.005 

Title

Paper currency, National Bank of Newberne Note (third charter period), value ten dollars

 

Maker

Unknown

 

Material

Laid paper, ink

 

Origin

[Washington, D.C.]

 

Date:

1905, November 28

 

Dimensions:

OH:  3 1/8” (7.9 cm); OW:  7 ½” (19.2 cm)

 

Description:

Engraved ten-dollar National Bank of Newberne note. Face design: portrait of President William McKinley (left), issuing bank (center) red seal (right). Borders on all four sides with charter number “1632”; other numbers “N797344E” (series of 1902), “S 1632” (charter number, twice), and “4002”. Main text: “National Currency/ secured by united states bonds or other securities./ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA./ [signed] J W Lyons/ Register of the Treasury/  [signed] Chas. H. Treat/ Treasurer of the United States.”  Below:

“The/ NATIONAL BANK/ OF/ NEW BERNE/ will pay to the bearer on demand/TEN DOLLARS/ New Bern/ north carolina/ Nov. 28, 1905[signed] W. W. Griffin/ cashier/ [signed] JnO Dunn Vice/president. Reverse printed in green; center design classical female figure with steam boats in background. Text: “NATIONAL CURRENCY.” “THIS BILL IS RECEIVABLE IN ALL/ PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT/ OF ALL TAXES AND EXCISES AND ALL OTHER/DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT/ DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES/ AND OTHER DEBTS AND DEMANDS OW-/ ING BY THE UNITED STATES OT INDI-/VIDUALS CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCI-/ ATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES/ EXCEPT INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT.”

 

Source:

Mr. John G. Dunn, Jr.

 

Relation:

 

 

Comments:

 

 

Language:

En

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Obverse Image:
Reverse Image

Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: August 19, 2009

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