Cage 4977

Tannatt family currency, scrip, and bond collection

Circa 1839-1864

Collection Image

Note issued by the Ladd and Company sugar cane plantation at Koloa on the island of Kauai. This company script was used circa 1839-1844 to pay plantation workers.

Acquisition And Processing Information

The Tannatt family donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries at an unknown date. It was originally cataloged as part of VF 2528. It was separated and recataloged in 2010.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of containers: 1 folder

Linear feet of shelf space: .05 linear feet

Total number of items: 12

Collection Description

The collection consists of paper currency, scrip, and one bond. Most of the items were issued by the Confederate States of America or individual states of the Confederacy. The collection also includes two specimens of scrip (a substitute for currency), one issued by the Ladd and Company plantation on the island of Kauai circa 1839-1844, and the other issued by the United States Army circa 1860s.



This collection is open and available for research use.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

[Item Description]
Tannatt family currency, scrip, and bond collection
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA

Related Materials

Cage 65, Tannatt Family papers

Currency specimens are available in other collections held in MASC, including:

Cage 1916, Ed Carver currency collection, 1885-1922

Cage 4978, Paul Philemon Kies currency and bond collection, 1769-1865

Cage 4979, Confederate States of America currency collection, circa 1860-1866

Cage 617, William Band papers, 1857-1989 (Ephemera series)


Items are in English and Hawaiian.