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BISHOP HILL. 1862. 50 cents. Office of S Bjorkland. IL250-050. Plowing. Shock of grain at right. About Uncirculated. $250

BLOOMINGTON. 1861. $3 The Bank of Bloomington. IL275-15. Central vignette shows haying scene. Surveyors at left. Reddish brown tint. This is the Haxby plate note - and rare no matter its pedigree. Better than Fine. $1250

CALEDONIA. 1860. $5 The Bluff City Bank. IL440-25. Conestoga wagons and mule train. This spurious note has a strange pedigree: printed from altered plates! Still shows some of the green underprint. Very Good. $150

CHICAGO. Nov 1st, 1852. $1 Seth Paine & Co, Bankers. IL660-05. Commerce at the shore. Very Fine. $195

CHICAGO. 1838. $50 Merchants and Planters Bank. IL790-50. Steamboat plows ahead. Orange rays back. Very Fine, scarce. $350

DECATUR. $1. The Rail Road Bank. IL965-05. Long train roars across the prairie. Fair with ragged edges and tear. $75

FREEPORT. 25 cents. Brewster House Scrip of L S Cowles. IL1190-025. In green. About Uncirculated, punch cancel, mounting remnant. $100

FREEPORT. 50 cents. Brewster House Scrip of L S Cowles. IL1190-050. In green. About Uncirculated, punch cancel, mounting remnant. $100

FREEPORT. 25 cents. Scrip of Wm P Malborn drawn on Farmers Bank. IL1210-025. Blue print, eagle and flags. Uncirculated, not cancelled. $125

FREEPORT. 50 cents. Scrip of Wm P Malborn drawn on Farmers Bank. IL1210-050. Blue print, dog and bone. Uncirculated, punch cancel. $125

GRAYVILLE. 1860. $5 The Grayville Bank. IL1410-25. Hay wagon is loaded. Very Good, rather scarce. $150

GRIGGSVILLE. 1859. $3 The Bank of Pike County. IL1520-15. Washington at left. Large red "3" at center. A rare note and opportunity. Fine, with stamp hinges galore on back. $500

LOCKPORT. 1840. $1 Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2020-05. Indians on horseback hunt bison. Hammer cancels. Fine. $50

LOCKPORT. 18_. $10 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2010-31. Cherubs are eager helpers for Commerce. Uncirculated. $135

LOCKPORT. 18_. $10 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2010-31. Cherubs are eager helpers for Commerce. Gem Uncirculated. $150

LOCKPORT. 18_. $20 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2010-40. Liberty with shield touting "Agriculture and Commerce". Gem Uncirculated. $150

LOCKPORT. 18_. $50 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2020-51. Liberty with spinning wheel and cornucopia. Choice About Uncirculated. $125

McLEANSBORO. 1860. $1 The Producers Bank. IL2140-05. Red-orange frame and protector. Father greets family. National BNCo. Fine, minor edge splits. $650

NEWTON. 1859. $1 Illinois Central Bank. IL2730-05. "Launch of the Adriatic". Green underprint. ABNCo imprint. Fine. $450

ONARGA. 1862. 25 cents. Scrip of Wm P Pierson. Liberty left, General Winnfield Scott right. Green "25". About Uncirculated. $295

SHAWNEETOWN. 1862. $1. Peeples & Ridgway.IL3550-05. Family picnic at harvest time. Green protector. Extremely Fine. $225

SPRINGFIELD. 18_. $5 State Bank of Illinois, Branch Bank at Springfield. IL3870-25. Primitive train, riverboat. Bison at right. Choice Uncirculated. $110

VERMONT. 186_. 25 cents scrip of Ross & Mershon. IL4385-025. Crisp About Uncirculated, with wonderful Liberty vignette. $135

VERMONT. 186_. 50 cents scrip of Ross & Mershon. IL4385-050. Crisp About Uncirculated, with Eagle/Shield vignette. $135

WATUGA. 186_. 5 cents. Watuga Cash Store of W S Wood. (Now Wataga) IL4580-005. Eagle and Maiden. Uncirculated. $95