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Early Paper Money of America / Rhode Island / 1715 July 5, redated 1737

£10,000 in engraved Bills of Credit authorized to be printed from the "small plate" by the June 1737 Act as part of £30,000 to be used to exchange for half and quarter sections of bills of prior issues. Such half and quarter sections were to become invalid by Jan. 1, 1738. Printed from the same small plate as the 1733 re-dating with "1737" added without disturbing prior dates. The original copper faceplate exists. Printed by Samuel Vernon. Signers were Jahleel Brenton, William Coddington, John Gardner, George Goulding, John Potter, and James Sheffield.
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