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Early Paper Money of America / South Carolina / 1767 Written Dates

£60,000 in indented engraved Public Orders payable to bearer and authorized by the April 18, 1767 Act, and receivable for taxes until Sept. 29, 1772. The date is written in ink. Issued to build the Exchange and Customs House and the New Watch House in Charleston. A handwritten "a" is in each quadrant of many of the Orders. Signers were Miles Brewton, Benjamin Dart, Henry Laurens, Thomas Lynch, Peter Manigault, J. Parsons, Charles Pinckney, Sr., John Rutledge, and Benjamin Smith.

£20 Public building. COMMERCIO (Trade) [3,000]   Very Good $3,737 Stack’s May, 2004

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