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Schott's Miscellany 6 December 2009

Thomas Edison made the first known sound recording by reciting Mary had a little lamg into a phonograph (1877)


PRESIDENTS, &c., ON BANK NOTES

Portraitbill
George Washington$1
Thomas Jefferson$2
Abraham Lincoln$5
Alexander Hamilton$10
Andrew Jackson$20
Ulysses S. Grant$50
Benjamin Franklin$100
* William McKinley$500
* Grover Cleveland$1,000
* James Madison$5,000
* Salmon P. Chase$10,000
*+ Woodrow Wilson$100,000


* These notes are no longer in production.
+ Wilson $100,000 bills were produced 1934-35 and were issued by the Treasury to Federal Banks based upon held gold bullion stocks; they were used only for official transactions.


A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
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