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Early Paper Money of America / Massachusetts / 1736/37 February 4

£9,000 in indented New Tenor or Three Fold Tenor bills (3 Old Tenor for 1) issued pursuant to the Act published Feb. 9, 1736/37 and receivable at the Treasury at 6s8d per ounce of silver except for duties and lighthouse fees. Subsequently these bills became known as Middle Tenor. The faces were engraved by Nathaniel Morse with elaborate denomination designs and the Province Arms. The backs were printed from set type with elaborate cuts for indenture. Kneeland and Green, the printers, used their initials, K and G, on the back. Signers were William Dudley, John Jeffries, and John Wainwright.

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