December 13, 1873 Mobile, Alabama First Bill of Exchange, Cotton
December 18, 1873 First Bill of Exchange sight draft for $513,880 (in today’s dollars) between Samuel Foster & Co., manufacturers of cotton goods, of Providence RI by order of T.P. Miller & Co., bankers, Mobile, Alabama. 2c tax correctly paid by a single R135 third issue revenue stamp. Beautiful southern cotton vignette, litho’d by J.E. Sherman, Mobile AL.