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United States of America - Obsolete Currency: Michigan

MI-10-II - Erie & Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank: Revived Bank Issues

Michigan, Adrian - $1 Eire & Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank (1835-c.1841, 1853-1854)
No. 3583, Signed, August 1, 1853/4
Revived Bank Issue
Plate C
Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co. - New York & Pennsylvania
Fate: Failed about 1841, revived in 1853 and failed again in 1854
Haxby MI-10-II-G24a variant

Note: Interesting variant with the 1853 date printed on the note, but hand overwritten with 4 over 3. Haxby lists G24b with the 1854 date, but that issue is actually dated as such and not hand-written.


Michigan, Adrian - $3 Eire & Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank (1835-c.1841, 1853-1854)
Unissued, Unsigned (1850s)
Revived Bank Issue
Plate A
Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co. - New York & Pennsylvania
Fate: Failed about 1841, revived in 1853 and failed again in 1854
Haxby MI-10-II-G30b

MI-45 - Millers Bank of Washtenaw

Michigan, Ann Arbor - $1 Millers Bank of Washtenaw (1837-1839)
Unissued, Unsigned (1837-1839)
Plate A
Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty - New York & Philadelphia
Fate: Failed/Closed
Haxby MI-45-G2


Michigan, Ann Arbor - $5 Millers Bank of Washtenaw (1837-1839)
Unissued, Unsigned (1837-1839)
Plate A
Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty - New York & Philadelphia
Fate: Failed/Closed
Haxby MI-45-G8

MI-155 - Peninsular Bank

Michigan, Detroit - $5 The Peninsular Bank (1849-1870)
Unissued, Unsigned (1860s)
Plate C
American Bank Note Co. - New York
Fate: Closed
Haxby MI-155-G8c

MI-160 - State Bank of Michigan

Michigan, Detroit - $1 State Bank of Michigan (1859-1864)
Unissued, Unsigned (1859-1860s)
Plate A
American Bank Note Company - New York; Lyman's Protection
Fate: Merged to form the First National Bank of Detroit
Haxby MI-160-G2a


Michigan, Detroit - $1 State Bank of Michigan (1859-1864)
Unissued, Unsigned (1859-1860s)
Plate A
American Bank Note Company - New York; Lyman's Protection
Fate: Merged to form the First National Bank of Detroit
Haxby MI-160-G2a


Michigan, Detroit - $2 State Bank of Michigan (1859-1864)
Unissued, Unsigned (1859-1860s)
Plate A
American Bank Note Company - New York; Lyman's Protection
Fate: Merged to form the First National Bank of Detroit
Haxby MI-160-G4a


Michigan, Detroit - $3 State Bank of Michigan (1859-1864)
Unissued, Unsigned (1859-1860s)
Plate A
American Bank Note Company - New York; Lyman's Protection
Fate: Merged to form the First National Bank of Detroit
Haxby MI-160-G6a

MI-200 - Commercial Bank

Michigan, Gratiot - $1 Commercial Bank (1838)
Unissued, Unsigned (1838)
Plate C
New England Bank Note Co. - Boston
Fate: Never opened
Haxby MI-200-G6

Note: This specimen is graded PMG 58-EPQ

MI-250 - Bank of Manchester

Michigan, Manchester - $10 Bank of Manchester (1837-1839)
No. 1444 - November 20, 1837
Plate A
Rawdon, Wright & Hatch - New York
Fate: Closed
Haxby MI-250-G8

MI-265 - Bank of Michigan

Michigan, Marshall - $1 Bank of Michigan (1862-1865)
Unissued, Unsigned (1862-1865)
Plate A
American Bank Note Co. - New York
Fate: Became the National Bank of Michigan
Haxby MI-265-G2


Michigan, Marshall - $3 Bank of Michigan (1862-1865)
Unissued, Unsigned (1862-1865)
Plate A
American Bank Note Co. - New York
Fate: Became the National Bank of Michigan
Haxby MI-265-G4

MI-275 - Merchants and Mechanics Bank of the City of Monroe

Michigan, Monroe - $5 Merchants and Mechanics Bank of the City of Monroe (1837-1839)
Unissued, Unsigned (1837-1839)
Plate F
New England Bank Note Company - Boston
Fate: Closed/failed
Haxby MI-275-G14

MI-290 - River Raisin & Lake Erie Rail Road Company: Notes Payable at the Parent Bank in Monroe

Michigan, Monroe - $1 River Raisin & Lake Erie Rail Road Company (1836-1860s)
No. 9828, July 9, 1863 - Suce-Adams, Issued to J L Adams
Notes Payable at the Parent Bank in Monroe
Plate B
George D Baldwin - New York
Fate: Purchased by the State of Michigan in 1840 and continued issuing notes into the 1860s. Parent bank operated 1836-1860s, branches unknown.
Haxby MI-290-G14a

Note: This is the Haxby plate note


Michigan, Monroe - $2 River Raisin & Lake Erie Rail Road Company (1836-1860s)
No. 259 - June 1, 1839 (Issued to J. L. Adams)
Notes Payable at the Parent Bank in Monroe
Legend includes "being a balance due upon adjustment of accounts against said company"
Plate A
Burton & Edmonds - New York
Fate: Purchased by the State of Michigan in 1840 and continued issuing notes into the 1860s. Parent bank operated 1836-1860s, branches unknown.
Haxby MI-290-G16

MI-350 - Bank of Pontiac

Michigan, Pontiac - $1 Bank of Pontiac (1835-1840s, 1860s)
No. 2412 - March, 1864 (Signed)
Plate A
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson - New York
Fate: Closed probably in the early 1840s, revived again in the 1860s and finally merged into the First National Bank of Pontiac
Haxby MI-350-G24

MI-380 - Farmers & Merchants Bank of St. Joseph

Michigan, St. Joseph - $1 Farmers & Merchants Bank of St. Joseph (1838)
Unissued, Unsigned (Late 1830s)
Plate A
Rawdon, Wright & Hatch - New York
Fate: Closed/Failed
Haxby MI-380-G2

MI-395 - Bank of Chippeway

Michigan, Sault De St. Marys - $5 Bank of Chippeway (1838)
No. 881 - January 3, 1838 (Signed)
Plate B
New England Bank Note Co. - Boston
Fate: Closed/failed
Haxby MI-395-G6

MI-440 - Tecumseh Bank

Michigan, Tecumseh - $1 Tecumseh Bank (1838)
Unissued, Unsigned (1838)
Plate B
Rawdon, Wright & Hatch - New York
Fate: Never Opened
Haxby MI-440-G2


Michigan, Tecumseh - $3 Tecumseh Bank (1838)
Unissued, Unsigned (1838)
Plate A
Rawdon, Wright & Hatch - New York
Fate: Never Opened
Haxby MI-440-G4

AS-195 - Adrian Insurance Company

Michigan, Adrian - $1-$1-$2-$3 Adrian Insurance Company (1839-1853)
No. 10262, Uncut Sheet, Unissued, Signed (1850s)
Plate A-B-A-A
Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Company - New York & Philadelphia
Fate: Failed
Haxby AS-195-X1 (G2a-G2a-G4a-G6a)
MI-xx - Cass County Bank

Michigan, La Grange - $5 Cass County Bank (1840s)
Unissued, Unsigned (1840s)
No Plate Letter
No Engraver Marks
Fate: Unknown
Haxby --

Note: La Grange is a very small township in Cass County, Michigan. Since Haxby does not list this bank, it is uncertain whether or not it ever opened or if all existing notes are remainders.


Michigan, La Grange - $5-$3-$1 Cass County Bank (1840s)
Unissued, Unsigned (1840s)
No Plate Letter
No Engraver Marks
Fate: Unknown
Haxby --

Note: La Grange is a very small township in Cass County, Michigan. Since Haxby does not list this bank, it is uncertain whether or not it ever opened or if all existing notes are remainders.