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6 3/4 x 2 3/4, imprinted form on blue paper, filled out in ink. No. 50. Cooperstown, N.Y., Nov. 22d, 1861. Otsego County Bank, Pay Self or, Bearer, One Hundred & One Dollars, 45 Cents. $101.45. J. Joshua Story. Circular cancellation. Very fine. Desirable Cooperstown, N.Y., Civil War dated document.
Historical Trivia: Cooperstown, N.Y., established in 1786, is a small village, located at the southern end of historic Otsego Lake in Central New York State, and is the county seat of Otsego County. Cooperstown is best known for being the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum which was established there in 1944. It is located on what was once farm land that had been owned by the famous American author, James Fenimore Cooper.