Home > Stock Certs > Miscellaneous >

1781 State of Connecticut Promissory Note - Revolutionary War
1781 State of Connecticut Promissory Note - Revolutionary War
1781 State of Connecticut Promissory Note - Revolutionary War
 
Alternative Views:


Our Price: $198.00
Sale Price: $175.00
You save $23.00!
Vintage Collection


Product Code: OD353
Qty:

  
Description
 
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 note was signed by Pay-Table members Fenn Wadsworth and William Moseley and "Hez Rogers" vertically. Moseley would later serve in the State Senate (1822-1824). Issued to Ralph Pomeroy for two pound "Lawful Silver Money, out of the Tax of Two Shillings and Six-Pence on the Pound, granted by the General Assembly". Ralph Pomeroy served as a Military Paymaster who was in charged with finances during the Revolutionary War such as wages, expenses, and losses due to damages.

Excellent condition.