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Description

Printed promissory note "State of the Massachusetts Bay," dated "Sep.13, 1777." Lender - "Benjamin Smith"; amount, "Twenty Pounds"; signed by "H. Gardner," treasurer, for the state. "D. Jeffroes" and D. Cheever" committee; date due "May 10, 1782"; mounted on square mat; framed; cut out square in backing show writing on reverse side of document.

Details

Maker
unknown
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
documents
Dimensions
13 3/8 x 14 5/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.900
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Winthrope Coffin
GUSN
253098

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