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Story of Money


Section 14: Progress and problems Previous | Next | Section Index
Checks became more important
As the nation’s economy grew, the advantages of making payments by transferring deposit claims with checks became greater. Money in checking accounts at state-chartered and national banks rapidly became a majority of the nation’s money. These checks date from the 1870s and ’80s.


Georgia Railroad & Banking Company check


Georgia Railroad & Banking Company check

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