U. S. Sub Treasury

U. S. Sub Treasury New York City


Stock #: 175275
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: Irving Underhill
Postmark: 1954 Oct-05
PM City: New York
PM State: N. Y
Stamp: 2C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 6201
The U. S. Sub Treasury occupies a site in Wall Street formerly occupied by City Hall and the Capitol of the Province, afterward known as Federal Hall. In front of the building stands a statue of Geo. Washington, on the same spot where the living Washington stood on April 30th, 1789, when he took his oath as the first president of the U. S. The vaults contain immense deposits of coin, the sum stored here has reached $275,000,000 at one time.
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