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Five Dollar Note

Five dollar note printed by Hall and Sellers in Philadelphia. Has one authorizing signature (possibly of Horatio Johnson of Maryland) and several bits of mica embedded. Part of a series issued by the Continental Congress on Feb. 17, 1776. Excellent printers’ devices on both sides.

Acc: 2011.3

Obj: 2001.3.1. Gift

Date: 1776



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Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie