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On the Run: Currency, Credit and Capitals of the Republic of Texas

Antique Currency from a private collection.

At the Texas Capitol Visitors Center, On the Run: Currency, Credit and Capitals of the Republic of Texas illuminates the turbulent financials of the fledgling Texas government.

The exhibit brings together more than 80 original money-related documents, most owned by private collectors. See the Texas provisional government’s very first payment voucher—$100 reimbursement issued to Gonzales in November 1835 for volunteer army expenses; and a presidential paycheck issued to Sam Houston—$500 for the third quarter of 1842. Opens February 1 to June 22. www.texascapitolvisitorscenter.com

Image courtesy private collection.

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