Nice bondholder scrip certificate #16 issued by the TREASURY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA,Richmond, Virginia, March 10, 1864. Acknowledges receipt of $100 "...for which amount Registered Bonds of the Confederate States of America will be issued.. .under the 'act to reduce the currency and to authorize a new issue of notes and bonds' approved February 17, 1864...." Printed on pink paper and filled out in ink and hand signed. Fine condition with the usual scalloped edge at left, with ink. These certificates were often issued when the Confederate Government was unable to meet the demand for printed bonds. Little was known about these certificates until the publication of Dr. Douglas Ball's "Confederate Interim Deposit Receipts & Funding Certificates in the Commonwealth of Virginia," in 1972.
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