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English: Erie & Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank five dollar note issued August 1st 1853. The center portrait is Addison J. Comstock, one of the principal stockholders of the bank and founder of Adrian, Michigan.[1] On March 26, 1835, the Territory of Michigan authorized the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company to establish a bank at the village of Adrian. [2] The bank failed around 1841, reopened in 1853 then failed again in 1854. Printed by Toppan, Carpenter, Casiler & Co. New York and Philadelphia. Collectors refer to this banknote as a Haxby 10-G34b.
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Source Banknote scanned by Michael Holley Swtpc6800
Author Erie & Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank

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