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Silver Certificate Found in a Mussel Shell
Silver Certificate found in a mussel shell caught in the Illinois River by James R. SMITH
The Grafton News
W. T. Byrnes, Publisher
State of Illinois, County of Jersey
Personally appeared James R. Smith who being duly sworn acording to law deposis and says that the One Dollar Silver Certificate herewith attached was by him found in a mussel shell caught in the Inninois river about three miles above Grafton, Ill.
(signed) James Smith
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20th day of August, A.D. 1909
(signed) W. T. Byrnes
Contributed by Patty Maguire-Deardorff, [email protected] Patty is researching BYRNES, CALLAHAN, GILMORE, LORAN, MAGUIRE, MOONEY, MORRISEY, O’KEEFE, SCANNELL, WAHL, WILLIS