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Early Commonwealth currency, 1910-1913
Bib ID 6817884
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline [text, sheet]
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. Please note items have been digitised and are available online. The originals may only be viewed by prior arrangement with the Curator of Manuscripts. 
Description [between 1910 and 1913] 
0.03 (1 security binder) 
Summary

MS 10145 comprises a Bank of Victoria Limited Superscribed Banknote number A 000001- One Pound, with the overprinted signatures of Jas R. Collins (Accountant) & Geo. T. Allen (Secretary to the Treasury), dated 1st December 1910 on a Bank of Victoria Limited one pound, Melbourne, No. E 004001; Commonwealth of Australia Banknote number P 000001 (Prefix & serial number in red) One Pound, with the signatures of Jas R. Collins (Assistant Secretary) & Geo. T. Allen (Secretary to the Treasury), (1913). Letter from Charles Edward Frazer (Acting Treasurer) to Andrew Fisher (Prime Minister) dated 29th December 1910; Letter from George Thomas Allen (Secretary to the Treasurer) to Andrew Fisher (Prime Minister) dated 8th October 1913. The letters along with the currency were sent to Prime Minister Stanley Bruce from Andrew Fisher on the 9th August 1927, with Fisher requesting the items be passed on to the Commonwealth National Library for inclusion in its collection of Australian historical exhibits.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10145.

Available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-235052329

Subjects Frazer, Charles Edward, 1880–1913 -- Correspondence.  |  Allen, George Thomas -- Correspondence.  |  Fisher, Andrew, 1862-1928 -- Correspondence.  |  Bank notes -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1910-1913 
Form/genre Banknotes.
Other authors/contributors Frazer, Charles Edward, 1880–1913  |  Allen, George Thomas, 1852-1940

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