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Hart, John (1708-1780) New Jersey currency note no. 58335, 18 pence (or 1 shilling 6 pence).

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00184.17 Author/Creator: Hart, John (1708-1780) Place Written: Burlington, New Jersey Type: Document signed Date: 25 March 1776 Pagination: 1 currency note ; 6 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed from wood cut and mounted on card. Co-signed by Robert Smith and John Sturm, Jr.

Full Transcript: Eighteen Pence. 58335
THIS bill of ONE SHILLING and SIX-PENCE Proclamation, is emitted by a Law of Colony of New Jersey, passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of his ...Majesty King George the Third. Dated March 25, 1776.
Eighteen Pence.
Rob Smith
John Sturm Jr.
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People: Hart, John, 1708-1780
Smith, Robert
Sturm, John Jr

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: FinanceRevolutionary WarEconomics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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