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Early Paper Money of America / Massachusetts / 1741 May 1 Bank Bills

£50,000 in Bank Bills issued by a private partnership in Ipswich, Essex County, payable on demand to the order of James Eveleth in Produce or Manufactures or in whatever silver was in the partnership treasury at the rate of 6s8d per ounce. Engraved bills with the motto JUSTITIA REDIVIVA (Justice renewed). Blank backs. Signers were John Brown, Robert Choate, Edward Eveleth, Jonathan Hale, John Hadwen, Thomas Robinson, Eben Stevens, and Edwin Thurston, Jr. One or more additional denominations are probable.

1d Tree
3d Tree
9d Beehives is Skiff
2s Ships at wharf Very Fine $11500 Stack’s May, 2004
3s Ship at low tide
5s Ship on ways  ▷PR◁  Extremely Fine $3737 Stack’s May, 2004
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