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Catalog Number 1942.013.008
Object Name Currency
Title The Detroit City Bank
Scope & Content Bank note No. 788 from "The Detroit City Bank" for $5.00 and dated December 20, 1837. The note is printed in black ink on thin linen paper and shows the Roman numeral, "V," in all four corners. An engraved view of the Detroit shoreline is shown at the top of the note. The note is signed "F. H. Harris, Cashier," on the lower left edge and is signed "H. M. Campbell, President," on the lower right edge.

The reverse is blank except for handwritten text that shows, "Presented to Emma S. Hampton, President Fairbanks Corps No. 17. December 1884 by James W. Romeyn."
Date 1837
People Hampton, Emma Stark
Campbell, Henry M.
Harris, Frederick H.
Romeyn, James W.
Extent of Description 7.50" x 3.00"
Collection Currency/Medallions
Search Terms Detroit City Bank
Bank Notes