Born on January 13, 1808, in Cornish, New Hampshire, Salmon P. Chase studied law and became an abolitionist as a young man. He went on to serve in the U.S. Senate and as governor of Ohio. He later worked as President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of the treasury during the Civil War, creating the foundation for America's current taxation and currency system. Chase was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1864. He died in New York City in 1873.

Born on January 13, 1808, in Cornish, New Hampshire, Salmon P. Chase studied law and became an abolitionist as a young man. He went on to serve in the U.S. Senate and as governor of Ohio. He later worked as President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of the treasury during the Civil War, creating the foundation for America's current taxation and currency system. Chase was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1864. He died in New York City in 1873.

Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice, and also Secretary of the Treasury, was the first to admit an African-American to argue a case before the Supreme Court--John Rock.

Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice, and also Secretary of the Treasury, was the first to admit an African-American to argue a case before the Supreme Court--John Rock.

Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase,  (1860–1865).In the early months of the Cival war, Cooke worked with Treasury Secretary Salmon  Chase to secure loans from the leading bankers in the Northern cities. (Cooke and his brother, a newspaper editor, had helped Chase get his job by lobbying for him, even though all were former Democrats.)  Cooke's own firm was so successful in distributing Treasury notes that Chase engaged him as special agent to sell the $500 million in "five-twenty"…

Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, (1860–1865).In the early months of the Cival war, Cooke worked with Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase to secure loans from the leading bankers in the Northern cities. (Cooke and his brother, a newspaper editor, had helped Chase get his job by lobbying for him, even though all were former Democrats.) Cooke's own firm was so successful in distributing Treasury notes that Chase engaged him as special agent to sell the $500 million in "five-twenty"…

INFOWARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'S A WAR ON FOR YOUR MIND. They were killed and it was blamed on some crazy guy and not the truth that it was a government conspiracy.

Top 10 Most Remarkable Coincidences in History

INFOWARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'S A WAR ON FOR YOUR MIND. They were killed and it was blamed on some crazy guy and not the truth that it was a government conspiracy.

1862 $1bill. The first $1 bill issued as a Legal Tender Note. Depicts Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln. Series was from 1862 - 1863.

1862 $1bill. The first $1 bill issued as a Legal Tender Note. Depicts Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln. Series was from 1862 - 1863.

A Fabergé two-colour gold-mounted enamel scent bottle, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903 - Sotheby's

A Fabergé two-colour gold-mounted enamel scent bottle, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903 - Sotheby's

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