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1780 Pay Table Office Note to Abigail Johnson
1780 Pay Table Office Note to Abigail Johnson
1780 Pay Table Office Note to Abigail Johnson
 
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Promissory Notes like this issued by the State of Connecticut help to finance the Revolutionary War. Military finances in the state of Connecticut were managed by the Pay-Table which was also known as the Committee of Four during the Revolutionary War.

This Pay Table note was issued to Abigail Johnson (rare to find one issued to a woman). Six pounds in Connecticut Currency. This note was signed by Pay-Table member Eleazer Wales, Samuel Syman and "Saml Wyllys" vertically. Eleazer Wales was graduate of Yale and Presbyterian Minister who also later served as a Justice of the Peace in Hartford.Samuel Wyllys was a General and led a regiment in the siege of Boston and Fort Wyllys was named in his honor. John Lawrence Esq Treasurer. Reverse is endorsed.