Group of Confederate States of America currency and bonds, 19 items total. Includes Two (2) 1864 $1000 Confederate States of America (CSA) bonds with 60 uncut $30 coupons, Sheet – 27" H x 16 1/2" W; One (1) 1861 $50 Confederate States of America (CSA) bond with 15 uncut $2 coupons, Sheet – 13" H x 14" W; Thirteen (13) CSA $100 bills from 1862 and one (1) from 1863, all with steam engine train vignettes in center, and "milkmaid" left side of bill; Two (2) $50 bills with Jefferson Davis portrait at center dated 1863; and one (1) $10 bill with design of the proposed state capitol of Columbia, SC, dated 1863. Provenance: descended in the family of John C. Cate (1842-1914) of the 31st Tennessee Infantry, Confederate States of America (see related lots, this auction). CONDITION: One $1000 bond shows foxing and staining, wear and loss to edges, 2" tear to upper left quadrant, scattered insect bites; the other $1000 bond is in fragile condition with staining and foxing, losses and tears to edges, 6" L separation at lowest fold, and insect bites. $50 bond shows foxing and staining, and wear at folds. Bank notes: circulated condition with varying degrees of toning, foxing, tears, insect damage.
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