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    Unique Newly Identified Arkansas Hotel Issue

    Clarendon, AR- Isham House / Peoples' Bank $1 Mar. 4, 1862 Rosene UNL PMG Very Fine 20.
    It appears that this was issued by the Isham House, a hotel run by Samuel G. Isham, according to the 1860 census for Clarendon, AR. If we accept this, the Peoples' Bank probably existed in name only on these issues and was likely simply a play on words. About the only loose end is the identity of the signer, who may have been an employee of the hotel. This is this note's third trip to the auction block since 1996. We said then that the note was "almost certainly unique" and nothing has changed to alter that assessment. A terrific opportunity for serious Arkansas collectors.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    30th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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