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First National Bank $10

first national nelson aldrich

desoto discovering the mississippi

Series 1875 $10 First Charter Fr. 416. Charter #134, Providence

Signed by Nelson W. Aldrich, who later became a U.S. Senator and helped create the Federal Reserve. Aldrich was the grandfather of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, the Governor of New York and Vice-President of the United States under Gerald Ford.

desoto mississippi

Detail of vignette: “De Soto Discovering the Mississippi, 1541.”

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