Proof sheet for $5-5-5-5 of the Citizens’ National Bank of Washington, DC, 1891


National bank note proof of the Citizens’ National Bank of Washington, DC, Charter 1893. $5-5-5-5, 1891. The image on the left is President James Garfield who was assassinated in 1881 seven months after he was elected. This bank moved from Hagerstown, Maryland to Washington, D.C. in 1874. It is one of fewer than a half dozen national banks that moved to a different jurisdiction. It was chartered on October 18, 1871 as the Citizens’ National Bank of Hagerstown and relocated on May 1, 1874. The bank liquidated on November 7, 1904. There are seven notes known among collectors for this bank in its D.C. location, and none known from the period when it was in Maryland.

Date Made: 1885189618931891

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San FranciscoPlace Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NNC.297219.00539Accession Number: 297219Catalog Number: NU*297219.00539

Object Name: Proof sheet

Measurements: overall: 34.4 cm x 20.4 cm; 13 9/16 in x 8 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1341297

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