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Early Paper Money of America / New Hampshire / 1742 April 3 redated 1743 and February 1744/45

To finance the expedition against Louisburg £13,000 in bills were issued under the Act of Feb. 16, 1744/45 and each denomination on the two April 3, 1742 plates had the date added without changing the two prior dates. Without further redating, issues of £6,000 on July 6, 1745, £8,000 on Oct. 5, 1745, and £60,000 on July 12, 1746 were emitted, the latter to finance a Canadian expedition. In the £13,000 issue, £2,000 was in the four bills on the low denomination plate. In the £60,000 issue £5,000 was in the four bills on the low denomination plate. Both copper plates still exist, from which reprints were made. Inflation caused the price of silver to rise from 8s9d in 1745 to 15s New Tenor per ounce by the end of 1747. The paper money value strengthened to 14s per ounce in 1748. (See April 3,1742 issue for plate and printing data). Signers were Theodore Atkinson, Thomas Davis, John Downing, John Gage, Peter Gilman, Samuel Gilman, George Jaffrey, Moses Leavit, Clement March, John Macmurphy, Jotham Odiorne, Jr., Samuel Palmer, Nathaniel Rogers, Eleazer Russell, John Sandburn, Joseph Sherburne, Sampson Sheafe, Samuel Smith, Samuel Solly, Ebenezer Stevens, Thomas Wallingford, Meshech Weare, L. Wibing, Richard Wibird, and Andrew Wiggin.

6d (1 dwt., 12gr.) ▷CD◁ On a counterfeit detector bill, there is written “This bill not to pass but be returned blank”.
1s (3dwt.) ▷PR◁
2s6d (7 dwt., 12 gr.)
6s (18dwt.)
7s6d (1 oz., 2 dwt., 12 gr.) (£1 10s O.T.)
10s (1 oz., 10 dwt.) (£2 O.T.)
20s (3 oz.) (£4 O.T.) ▷CF◁
40s (6 oz.) (£8 O.T.) ▷CF◁
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