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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF N E W YORK

[ Circular No. 348
[ March 5, 1921

Department

$10,000 Federal Reserve Notes
Paid for Liberty Bonds Reported Stolen

To each Bank, Trust Company and Savings Bank
in the Second Federal Reserve District:
\S'c have been informed that twenty $10,000 Federal Reserve notes were given
in Memphis, Tennessee, in payment for Liberty
been stolen.

Bonds which are reported to have

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the bank issuing the notes,

is endeavoring to learn their whereabouts in an effort to trace the circumstances of
the alleged theft of the bonds.

No doubt these notes if offered to a bank will be

susceptible of identification because of their large denomination.

Should they be de-

tected, we would be glad to be informed by wire so that we may notify the Federal
Reserve Bank of St. Louis accordingly.
T h e twenty $10,000 Federal Reserve notes bear the distinctive letter H

and

serial numbers 8H1A to 8H20A.




Very truly yours,
BENJ.

STRONG,

Governor


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102