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    Dobie & Badgley 1790 Livres (15 Sols) Private Bank Merchant Note. This is a very rare example of this Montreal, Canada issue and remains in pristine condition. Printed in black text with brown ink. The note's French text reads: "Montreal 1 Mai 1790, Livres 0.15 ancien cours. A vue, Nous payerons au Porteur du Prefent la Somme de Quinze Sols ancien cours de la Province. No. 396. (signed:) Dobie & Badgley." Translated into English: "15 sols ancient currency. On sight, we will pay to bearer of the present sum of 15 sols ancient currency of the Province." These fur traders in essence became Canada's first bankers. Superb Gem Uncirculated.

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    September, 2006
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