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    Safe Deposit Boxes with Confederate Money and...

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    In my younger days I wanted a hip place to live so I cleaned out the 2nd FL of the old Tallulah State Bank Building and lived there for a while. After the closing of the Cumberland Telephone Co. switchboard operator office, the 2nd FL was used for bank records storage so it was literally filled floor to 14ft ceiling with boxes of bank records. The landlord bought it that way and said I could throw them all into a dumpster, so I did. Finding some long slender metal safe boxes from the late 1800's under piles of cardboard and paper was a great surprise -inside two of them I found confederate paper money and some property deeds. On one of the deeds there was a substantial amount of acreage described. I have always wondered about that...

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    Posting some pics would be nice!

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