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State of Alabama Stock Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1672

This collection consists of Stock Certificate No. 123 issued for military defense by the State of Alabama to the Office of the Treasurer. The certificate is from after Alabama joined the Confederate States of America and is dated March 1, 1861. The certificate is for five hundred dollars at a rate of eight per cent. There are also several smaller stock certificates paying the bearer forty dollars, or one year's interest, on Certificate No. 123.

Dates

  • 1861 March 1

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of Stock Certificate No. 123 issued for military defense by the State of Alabama to the Office of the Treasurer. The certificate is from after Alabama joined the Confederate States of America and is dated March 1, 1861.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alabama became the twenty-second state of the Union in 1819. It seceded from the Union to join the Confederate States of America during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. It was restored to the Union again in 1868.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This item is the property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480