$10 bank note dated 1875 from the First National Bank of Palmyra, New York, depicting a vignette of Benjamin Franklin conducting the kite experiment with his son William, June 1752, left, with a vignette of America seizing lighting from the skies, right, obverse. Vignette depicting Hernando de Soto discovering the Mississippi engraved by Frederick Girsch (New York, 1821-1895) after a painting by William H. Powell (New York/Ohio, 1823-1879), reverse. Serial # A786567/3348 pp A. CH # 295. FR # 419. Scofield/Gilfillan signatures. PMG graded 25/Very Fine. Provenance: the collection of the late James A. Newman (Nashville, TN, 1892-1964). CONDITION: PMG graded 25/Very Fine. Some pinholes and annotation.
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