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Silver Certificate Found in a Mussel ShellSilver Certificate

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
Notary Public

Contributed by Patty Maguire-Deardorff, [email protected] Patty is researching BYRNES, CALLAHAN, GILMORE, LORAN, MAGUIRE, MOONEY, MORRISEY, O’KEEFE, SCANNELL, WAHL, WILLIS

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