In Ohio, the Coshocton County Treasurer's Office is robbed of $20,000
In Coshocton County, Ohio, at around ten o'clock in the evening, several men overpowered the County Treasurer who was working late in his office in Coshocton, the county seat. The safe was opened and approximately $20,000 was taken, $4000 of it in gold. The robbers left the treasurer tied up and escaped with their haul. (By John Osborne)
"Daring Robbery of a Treasurer's Office - $20,000 Stolen," New York Times, January 27, 1859, p. 3.