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Early Paper Money of America / New York / 1776 March 5, New York City

£2,000 in Promissory Notes of the City of New York known as the fourth Water Works issue. Small 4 over T indicates the fourth issue. Same form as the prior New York City issues. Printed by Hugh Gaine in red and black on the face and in black on the back.  These notes were printed on white paper on the face and dark coarse paper on the back. Signers were Benjamin Bragge, Abraham Brasher, George Brewerton, John H. Cruger, Andrew Gautier, and D. Mathews. Facsimile of 4s published in 1850.

4s [5,000]
8s [2,500]

Four minor varieties of each denomination exist.

Early American (October 19, 2019 online sale, lot 153) presented an uncut sheet of 8 4-shilling notes.

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