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- n. The offering of bonds for sale to investors.
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- n. bonds sold by a corporation or government agency at a particular time and identifiable by date of maturity
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This is notably true of the contest with Judge Ellis for the gubernatorial nomination in 1858 and of the bond issue in reconstruction days.
By that time, I believe [Governor] Aycock had gotten a bond issue through for the highway system for $100 million.