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Mount Hope Bank Bill of Exchange

rhode island

1820s. RI-45

“Unissued bill of exchange printed in black on large margined bank note paper as single impression with large margins, Eagle on barrels and bales with sailing ship in back ground on top left, ship under sail on bottom middle, ornate text, payable in NY, Reed & Stiles.”

The “James D’Wolf Jun, Esq” noted here was the son of the infamous president of the Mount Hope Bank.

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