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Unknown "Memorandum about the bills being Numbred In Progression from . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02725 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1746/05/23 Pagination: 2p. 32.5 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: . . . N: 1 to 2600 viztt." P.1 notes who numbered which section of bills, and who signed to verify this. P.2 is a print of 12 different British pound notes, voided with a hand-drawn "X."


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Coins and CurrencyFinance

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