Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Gibbes” in chapter 1.54, section c.1.54.61, page 203 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
... and in cotton bonds.
The paper was heavily sized or starched, and had been a toothsome find for mice and roaches.
However, from the barrels of shreds of paper which had once been valuable bonds, Colonel Gibbes managed to find one bundle in a fair state of preservation.
This he forwarded to Branch & Sons, Richmond, and secured $Zzz,800 for his bonds.
While Colonel Gibbes was in England trying to p...
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