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IL84101 Beardstown Champlin, Smith & Co. 185- $10 Unl Unl A $10 promissory note at 10% interest, with interest payable at the Banking House of J.C. Leonard, toning at ends XF $290
IL76360 Bloomington Chi, Alton & St. Louis RR 18-- $10 Unl Unl R.C. Root, Anthony & Co. produced this Railroad Promissory Note with full uniform margins and good centering Gem CU
IL84891 Bloomington La Fayette Bank 1858 $5 Unl 65-C8a A counterfeit by Danforth, Wright & Co. with varying size margins, well centered, clean for the grade VF+ $375
IL87271 Chicage Bank of Chicago 1852 $1 Unl Unl Toppan Carpenter & Co. prepared this issue with a red ONE overprint; margions are tiny & irregular F+ $165
IL53038 Chicago Chicago Marine & Fire Ins. 18-- $1 Unl Unl All modes of transportation represented on this New England BNC engraved note; uniform small margins, well centered Ch AU+ $195
IL84911 Chicago Chicago Marine & Fire Ins 18-- $2 Unl Unl A remainder well centered within uniform  medium sized margins; engraved by New England Bank Note Co.; Additional notes: IL84901, VF @ $190 Ch CU $230
IL46557 Chicago Chicago Marine & Fire Ins. 18-- $3 Unl Unl A few wrinkles, as made, on this odd denomination note with uniform full small margins, well centered, remainder; Additional notes: IL41727, AU @ $180 AU+ $185
IL41737 Chicago Chicago Marine & Fire Ins. 18-- $5 Unl Unl A remainder with tiny but full margins, well centered, light toning, as all are, clean, engraved by New England Bank Note Co. AU $180
IL87281 Chicago Merchants & Planters Bank 1838 $100 Unl 175-S6a A spurious issue with no engraver noted; margins are irregular and cut to the frame line at the left, red rays verso VF $380
IL86461 Chicago Marine Fire Ins. of Sinipee, WI 1844 $2 Unl 740-G10 A very well centered note within tiny uniform full margins; a Wisconsin bank payable at their office in Chicago CU $295
IL97213 Chicago P. Palmer & Co. 186- $0.50 Unl Unl A remainder piece of fractional Store Scrip with a colorful well balanced design displaying uniform large full margins and very nice centering Ch CU
IL78710 Dixons Ferry Dixon Hotel Company 1836 $3 Unl Unl The NEBN Co. prepared this issue with cherubs in the central vignette; tiny margins cut to the secondary frame line at the left end Unc
IL87291 Dixons Ferry Dixon Hotel Company 1838 $5 Unl Unl An unusual combination--a Hotel affiliated with a Banking House; this example exhibiting tiny uneven margins XF+
IL84921 Elgin Elgin Bank 18-- $1 Unl Unl A remainder from the Elgin Bank of D. Clark & Co., Elgin, IL payable in Rome, NY.  Well centered within uniform margins; Additional notes: (IL87301, F++ @ $180 *SOLD) Ch AU $345
IL84931 Elgin Elgin Bank 18-- $2 Unl Unl The Elgin Bank of D. Clark & Co., Elgin, IL payable in Rome, NY, engraved by Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co. Ch CU $535
IL84941 Jackson Exporting, Mining & Mfg, Bank 1836 $5 Unl Unl A scarce note in any grade, this pen cancelled issue is clean & bright for the grade & well centered, full margins VF $950
IL92192 Kaskaskia Bank of Cairo 1840 $5 C-110 435-G24 The margins are irregular but full on all sides of this issue by Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty AU+ $425
IL97123 Kaskaskia Bank of Cairo 1839 $10 Unl 435-Unl This early primitive offset prepared note printed on heavy cream paper stock exhibits giant full margins and great centering. Gem CU $70
IL92202 Lockport IL & MI Canal 1842 $1 I-350 Unl A C/C Canal Indebtedness certificate as payment for work performed on the Canal; printed on reverse of bank notes AU
IL84961 Lockport Branch State Bank at Chicago 1839 $1 B-156 Unl An Illinois & Michigan Canal Co. time draft with good centering within tiny margins, cut cancelled VF+ $60
IL87311 Lockport State Bank 1846 $1 S-420 Unl A fully issued, cut cancelled example by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch with full tiny irregular margins, C/C VF
IL85001 Lockport State Bank 1840 $5 S-436 Unl A bright clean example of this C/C Rawdon, Wright & Hatch engraved note with full irregular margins; Additional notes: (IL86481, XF @ $80 *SOLD*), (IL84981, VF @ $75 *SOLD*) XF $80
IL32580 Lockport State Bank 18-- $10 S-440 Unl Small semi-uniform full uniform margins on all sides, good centering; engraved by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch; Additional notes: (IL51357, AU @ $90 *SOLD*) CU $100
IL85021 Oregon County of Ogle Treasurer 1865 $100 Unl Unl A Treasurers Bounty Warrant for Volunteers prepared by Culver, Page & Hoyne; perfect centering in large margins Gem AU $340
IL87331 Rock Island Rock Island Bank 1852 $1 Unl 705-G10 Danforth Bald & Co. prepared this note exhibiting tiny uniform margins & well centered AU $375
IL85031 Springfield State Fund Commis-sioner 1840 $100 F-800 Unl A punch and ink cancelled interest bearing Public Works Warrant with no engraver noted; well centered in full margins VF $125
IL46597 Springfield Internal Improvement 1840 $1 I-550 Unl A fully issued note by Woodruff & Hammond issued by the City of Springfield with uniform margins, clean; Additional notes: IL89312, Unc @ $95, IL51087, AU @ $90 CU
IL67009 Springfield Internal Improvement 1840 $2 I-554 Unl An issue engraved by Woodruff & Hammond with full uniform margins and well centered; Additional notes: IL46607, Unc @ $125, IL34637, AU @ $85 CU
IL34657 Springfield Internal Improvement 1840 $5 I-568 Unl Another Internal Improvement note with choice centering within nice uniform full margins; Additional notes: IL85041, CU @ $120  Ch CU
IL85051 Springfield State Bank 18-- $5 Unl 775-G210 Depicting an early steam locomotive at center this issue having uniform margins & good centering; Additional notes: (IL85061, XF @ $100 *SOLD*)  Ch CU
IL33080 Springfield State Bank 18-- $10 Unl 775-G214 A high grade reminder by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch with small full uniform margins, well centered and clean; Additional notes: (IL13038, AU @ $65 *SOLD*)  CU $75
IL85071 Springfield State Bank 1843 $50 Unl Unl A high denomination Certificate of Deposit with 1851 dividend payment stamp; well centered in tiny margins VF/XF
IL83501 Virginia County of Cass 18-- $1 Unl Unl A very clean remainder issued for County business engraved by T.R. Whitney with irregular small full margins CU $265

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