1901 US Treasury Department Secret Service Signed Semple Counterfeiting Letter
Original Political Ephemera
United States Treasury Department - Secret Service Division
Letter which once held counterfeit money related to the Semple case
regarding fake Monroe $100 bank notes uncovered by the SS in Philadelphia
The Treasury Dept letter, dated January 1901, outlining plans to coordinate with
'Mr. Holland. and the Attorney General, John Griggs on the matter.
This was one of the biggest early counterfeit cases in the US.
The letter is Signed by the Secret Service Division chief, John E. Wilkie,
with unidentified initial signature appearing just below
Measures 8 x 10.5 inches, suitable for framing
Good condition, with small tear and light age wear
Guaranteed authentic, please see images