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Session 4, Lot 2004

Estimate: 1'750 USD   |   Starting price: 1'050 USD Price realized: 5'040 USD
Legal Tender Notes
Daniel Morgan Courtesy Autographed $1 Legal Tender Note

Friedberg 35 (W-31). 1880 $1 Legal Tender Note. PCGS Currency Superb Gem New 67 PPQ.
This 1880 $1 Legal Tender Note features superb margins and print quality. It bears the courtesy autograph of United States Treasurer Daniel Nash Morgan who added "Treas. of US 1893-1897" below his signature, adding interest and importance to the note. A cherry red scalloped Treasury Seal is seen at left while the serial numbers are boldly printed in blue.

More on Daniel Nash Morgan

Daniel Nash Morgan was born in Newtown, Connecticut on August 18, 1844. As a young man he operated a family owned store, later taking on a partner and operating as Morgan & Booth. In 1879 he became president of the City National Bank of Bridgeport, Connecticut. In 1893 President Grover Cleveland named him Treasurer of the United States, a position he held from June 1, 1893, to June 30, 1897. He served under both Cleveland and William McKinley. He is remembered as warmly welcoming many people who wanted souvenir autographs. After his tenure as Treasurer, Morgan failed in a bid to become governor of Connecticut in 1898. He died on May 30, 1931, 12 days after being hit by an automobile.

PCGS Population: 9, none finer.
From Bowers and Ruddy's sale of November 1973, lot 1509; Lyn Knight's sale of August 1999, lot 883; Lyn Knight's sale of October 2005, lot 374.

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