Washington, DC August 1, 1898
for Interest Due on Deposits for Bonds
Undated Pacific Live Stock Co. Pay Voucher
The bank counter withdrawal receipt below illustrates that if one simply went to the bank and withdrew funds directly from their account they could avoid paying the required two cents bank check tax. If they instead wrote and cashed a check payable to "self", a two cent tax stamp would have been required as checks were taxable, but withdrawal receipts were not.