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    New Orleans, LA- James Cosgrove payable at Mechanics' and Traders' Bank $1 Dec. 21, 1861 PCGS Very Fine 20.
    James Cosgrove's business, Cosgrove & Boyle, was located at 5 St. Charles St. in New Orleans. The company provided leather goods including harnesses, saddles, and holsters. Records show they provided, for example, two orders of saddles, valises, cruppers, holsters, and breast straps to the Confederacy in March of 1862 totaling $24,000. Unlike most of his scrip issuing peers, Cosgrove used a bank as his scrip redemption agent (in this case the Mechanics' & Traders' Bank). A very scarce New Orleans scrip issue in nicer than usual condition.

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