Forty Shillings, Counterfeit Paper Currency

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  • New London, Connecticut
  • 1780-1790
  • Paper and Ink
  • 2002-68,1D

Counterfeit Connecticut 40 shilling note (No. 1719), issue of 1 March 1780. Cancelled with a 1" hole punched out of the central portion of the note. Obverse incsribed "COUNTERFEIT" with two "X" cancels and with two forged signatures below. Reverse docketed and endorsed by "ELIJAH SMITH," mentioned in the accompanying document (2002-68,2) as being the source from which Stephen Maynard received this false note.

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