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" July 14, 1890, are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. United States notes are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 29
1865
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Memoranda Concerning Government Bonds, for the Information of Investors ...

Fisk (Firm) - 1881 - 103 pages
...issued, as to the kind of dollars in which they should be paid, and although United States notes were a legal tender for all debts, public and private,...duties on imports and interest on the public debt. The duty and propriety of their being so paid, as the only just fulfillment of the implied obligation...
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The Bryant and Stratton Business Arithmetic

H. Bryant - 1881
...being its essential feature. 3. The " Treasury Note " is made " a legal tender, at its face value, for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt." 4 Every note of the " National Currency," that is issued by any National Bank, is made "receivable...
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Four Years in the Army of the Potomac: A Soldier's Recollections

Evan Rowland Jones - 1881 - 246 pages
...adopted by the Richmond Government was certainly simple enough. Confederate notes, redeemable after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States, were printed in sufficient numbers to meet all demands upon the treasury. To what extent this stuff...
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The Packard Commercial Arithmetic

Silas Sadler Packard, Byron Horton - 1882 - 312 pages
...amount not exceeding twenty-five cents in any one payment." 189. United States Notes ("Greenbacks") are "a legal tender for all debts, public and private,...duties on imports and interest on the public debt." Since Jan. 1, 1879, they have been redeemable " in coin * * * on their presentation for redemption...
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The Packard Commercial Arithmetic

Silas Sadler Packard, Byron Horton - 1882 - 204 pages
...amount not exceeding twenty-five cents in any one payment." 189. United States Notes ("Greenbacks") are "a legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports circulation of twenty years, as shown by its date of coinage, and at a ratable proportion for any period...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier - 1883
...congress authorized the issue of notes of the United States, declaring them a legal tender for nil debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt. 12 Stat. at L. 345, 532, k 709. These notes are obligations of the United States, and are exempt from...
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The Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe: Or, How ..., Volume 1

James Dunwody Bulloch - 1883
...well and truly paid, in gold or its equivalent, within six calendar months * See p. 216. after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States. The condition of this bond is such that the aforesaid party of the first part has this day been captured...
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Political Economy

Arthur Latham Perry - 1883 - 608 pages
...President Feb. 25, 1863. In the mean time, Congress felt compelled to issue Treasury notes made legal tender for all debts public and private except duties on imports and interest and principal of the national bonds. These notes have been commonly called greenbacks. The first issue...
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Monetary Units and Coinage Systems of the Principal Countries of the World

United States. Bureau of the Mint - 1929 - 93 pages
...outstanding October 31, 1929. 6. United States notes (also known as greenbacks and legal tenders) are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt. Since the resumption of specie payments January 1, 1879, these notes have been accepted in payment...
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A Brief History of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing: With a Description ...

United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing - 1929 - 24 pages
...protected by a gold reserve of approximately $156,000,000 held in the Treasury. They are full legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public- debt. Since the resumption of specie payments on January 1, 1879, however, these notes have been freely accepted...
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