Buffalo Hunt Pay Day

This $15.00 bank draft from the Merchants National Bank of Helena Montana was dated the same year as Fort Belknap ( Assiniboine & Gros Ventre) , Fort Peck (Assiniboine & Sioux) reservations were established in the state of Montana. The State of Montana, the 41st state in the United States was granted statehood November 8, 1889.

The check was paid out Oct, 4 1888 by the Central National Bank in New York.