|Paper money from the early 19th Century.|
|Early 19th Century wallet. Wallets not only contained coin and banknotes, but important documents and correspondence as well.|
http://www.worthington.org/about/moneybarter.cfm has a low-resolution example of such a note, and some information about the men who issued them. There's also an interesting discussion of the role that the village played during the war at http://www.worthington.org/about/warof1812.cfm.