Mayhew's Business College Bank, Detroit ?


Ira Mayhew (1814-1894) was a well-known 19th century Michigan educator who authored several books, incl “Mayhew’s Practical Book-Keeping.” His business school was founded in 1860 in Albion, and was first known as the “Albion Commercial College.” “College scrip” notes were issued in denominations of $1, $2, and $5, as well as a Civil War token during the school’s tenure in Albion.