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Lot 89699

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89699
Country United States
Description Macon, GA - John B. Ross, Wm. A. Ross, Benj. F. Ross, and James M. Jones - Pay to Ross and Company $20.76 April 18, 1848. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent. This is an unusual "One Day after" post note issued by three Rosses and James M. Jones. The names of the proprietors are listed in the left end and the imprint of B.F. Griffin is seen at the bottom. Printed on white paper. An interesting intertwining script monogram (LL) is at the lower right. The history of this piece is unclear, but the Ross family members here appear to be Macon merchants (some buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon) and not relations to Chief John Ross, signer of Indian Nation fiscal forms. "Pen Cancelled" as paid and with "Edge and Internal Tears and Damage," as noted by grading. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $129.25.

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