Bounty Payment Bond Issued by New York State. For years after the end of the Civil War in 1865, New York State sold bonds in order to eliminate the more than $27 million debt it incurred as a result of offering bounty money to prospective recruits during the war.
January 1 1866
New York State Archives, New York (State). Comptroller's Office. Cancelled State Stock Certificates, 1815-1920. Series A1449-78.
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