Early Paper Money of America / Rhode Island / 1743/44 February 14, redated 1747/48
£7,500 in New Tenor Bills of Credit issued pursuant to the Feb. 1747/48 Act for a Cape Breton expedition. The faces of the four highest denominations are the same as the previous issue with "1747" added without disturbing prior dates. The faces of the four lowest denominations are the same as those of the previous issue, except that on the ribbon of the 6d the word SPEARMUS has been corrected to SPERAMUS. On the typeset back of all denominations the date 1747 is used. The same silver equivalent appears as on the Dec. 2, 1740 issue. Same signers as Feb. 14, 1743/44 issue.