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    Portsmouth, OH- The Newport Lyceum payable at the Commercial Exchange Bank of Scioto $1; $3 (2) June 1, 1837 Wolka 2270-01; -02 (2)
    The Newport Lyceum was originally organized as an institution devoted to public education in Newport, KY. The enterprise soon morphed into a prolific note issuer, with many notes stamped to indicate that they were redeemable across the Ohio River in Portsmouth. OH at the Commercial Bank of Scioto. All three notes in this group are so stamped, with the $3s having two different style stamps. One of the $3s has an additional Exchange Bank of Cincinnati oval stamp. All three notes grade Very Fine.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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