1869. Original document. Small form (2.5" x 2.25"), partly printed in blue, accomplished by hand. Signed by Wm. H. Rodgers, Auditor, and by W.G. Barkley, Treasurer. Signed on the verso by L. McMurtry and witnessed by T.T. Sheffield. Cancelled with three diamond-shaped perforations. Fine. Item #039665
McMurtry's name appears in Territorial records of the day, including as sponsor of "An Act defining the boundary lines of the counties of Montana Territory." Organized as a Territory in 1864, Montana was admitted as a state in 1889.