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    St. Genevieve, (M.T.) - Bank of Missouri at their Office of Discount and Deposit in St. Genevieve $20 Oct. 1, 1818 MO-30 UNL. PCGS Very Good 10 Apparent.
    The highest-known denomination from this St. Genevieve office and unlisted in Haxby. A rarity, this example has been in the Collection for decades, but was significantly upgraded later. Printed by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co. The plate design is similar to the $20 home office demand notes, except for the obligation, office and payee lines. The Jefferson bust vignette is at the upper right, but not titled above. The branch obligation is across with the title incorporated in the left center. The end panels are styled as others in the series with TWENTY at the left and MISSOURI at the right. Issued to Wm. Shannon, as always. Plate A. No. [? ] (faded). Signed by John Dales as cashier and Aug. Chouteau as bank president. Noted with "Edge Tears and Minor Damage; Tape Repair on Back." The signatures are faint, but the note is very rare.
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    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
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