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CITY OF DUBUQUE SCRIP
CITY OF DUBUQUE SCRIP. Dubuque issued scrip in 1857-1858 to a total of $47,926,124. Holders of scrip were allowed to convert it into bonds which paid ten percent interest. The city scrip tended to run under par in worth.
Information provided by Iowa: Obsolete Notes and Scrip by Dean G. Oakes