from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a circulating note or bill issued by government authority from the Treasury Department, and receivable in payment of dues to the government.
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- n. securities with maturities of 1 to 10 years; sold for cash or in exchange for maturing issues or at auction
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The government issues its Treasury note for $100, and binds itself two years after a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States, to pay the bearer that sum; and stipulates upon the face of the note that it is fundable in Confederate States stocks or bonds, and receivable in payment of all public dues except export duties.
The Great Speech of Hon. A.H. Stephens, Delivered Before the Georgia Legislature, on Wednesday Night, March 16th, 1864, to which is Added Extracts prom [sic] Gov. Brown's Message to the Georgia Legislature.