The Peoples National Bank of Laurel, Delaware

The Peoples National Bank of Laurel, Delaware

The Peoples National Bank of Laurel, Delaware was the only national bank in Laurel.  It was also one of only a literal handful of banks chartered during the first part of the third charter period.  The Peoples National Bank of Laurel was also one of only twenty-eight national banks in the entire state of Delaware.

The Peoples National Bank of Laurel is one of the more common banks in the state.  In fact if you wanted a 1929 small size note from Laurel it would only cost a couple hundred dollars.  Even a 1902 blue seal would likely sell for less than one thousand dollars.  The really valuable notes from The Peoples National Bank of Laurel are 1902 red seal notes.  The Peoples National Bank of Laurel printed just under $900,000, but less than four percent of those notes were 1902 red seals.  The bank’s charter number is 6726.

Daniel Short founded The Peoples National Bank of Laurel in 1903.  Elmer P Horsley was the first cashier.  However, by 1908 EE Wooten had taken over that role.

If you have any currency from The Peoples National Bank of Laurel, please tell us about it.  We are certainly interested parties, and you will likely be very pleased with our appraisal.

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