The Story of Money: 14--Checks

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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

Georgia Railroad and Banking Company check
Georgia Railroad & Banking Company check

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