Confederate States of America Loan 1863

Confederate States of America Loan 1863

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Beautifully engraved certificate from the Confederate States of America Loan issued in 1863. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of Christopher G. Memminger, Confederate Secretary of the Treasury. This item is hand signed by the Register of the Treasury and is over 140 years old.
Certificate Vignette Memminger, Christopher Gustavus (1803-1888) -- also known as Christopher G. Memminger -- Adoptive son of Thomas Bennett. Born in Heilbronn, Germany, January 9, 1803. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state legislature, 1836-52, 1854-60, 1876-79; delegate to South Carolina secession convention, 1861; Delegate from South Carolina to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, 1861-64. Episcopalian. Chairman of the committee that drew up the Constitution of the Confederate States of America. His portrait appeared on Confederate States $5 notes in 1861-64 and $10 notes in 1861. Pardoned by President Andrew Johnson in 1867. Died in Flat Rock, Henderson County, N.C., March 7, 1888.

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