Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
FRANKLIN ORDERS PAYMENT OF £15K IN PAPER MONEY TO LOAN OFFICE FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Document Signed, "BFranklin / Presid't," as President of the Executive Council of PA, ordering Treasurer David Rittenhouse to pay £15,000 "of the new Emission of paper money" to the Trustees of the General Loan Office. Countersigned by Comptroller General John Nicholson. 6x7 1/2 inches; paper repairs to upper and lower and left edges with minor loss to text at upper edge, faint dampstaining at lower edge, receipt signatures verso, folds. Philadelphia, 6 December 1785