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gettransaction is a wallet RPC. It only works for transactions your wallet knows about. Presumably this is not the case for a transaction from 2013. getrawtransaction is a node RPC. It works for all transactions, but needs help to find them. One possibility is to enable the transaction index (put txindex=1 in bitcoin.conf, or -txindex on the bitcoind ...


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