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First Confederate government bond authorized

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02/28/1861
The Confederate Congress authorized the first Confederate States government bond issue.  The amount was not to exceed fifteen million dollars. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 122.

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