Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1713-1779). Revolutionary War-dated Colonial New Jersey engraved bank note for "Eighteen Pence," 4.25 x 2.25, issued as No. 53402, and reading: “This Bill of One Shilling and Six-Pence Proclamation, is emitted by a Law of the Colony of New-Jersey, passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the Third. Dated March 25, 1776.” Signed at the conclusion by John Hart, and countersigned by Robert Smith and John Stevens, Jr. Printed in Burlington, New Jersey by Isaac Collins, with reverse bearing the cautionary message: "To Counterfeit is Death." In very good condition, with light staining, a central vertical fold, and overall wear. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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