AN ACT TO PROVIDE A NATIONAL CURRENCY, SECURED BY A PLEDGE OF UNITED STATES STOCKS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CIRCULATION AND REDEMPTION THEREOF.

Washington, (D.C.): Government Printing Office, 1863. 7 5/8 in. 41pp. Limp green patterned cloth, stamped in gilt on front cover. "It (National Currency Act) was a pragmatic compromise that represented the complexion of Congressionial interests remaining in Washington after the Southern delegations left. It can be judged a positive step in the nation's continuing effort to create a workable monetary system." (Peter Huntoon. Origins of the National Bank Act and National Currency, an essay in "Banking Modern America," edited by Jesse Stiller [London & NY: 2017]). Item #62358

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