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    North Carolina April 4, 1748 30s Fine, damaged. The text is complete and the winged stirrup vignette is intact and bold. The note is contemporarily backed, and in this instance the backing certainly adds interest and, to some, will undoubtedly add value. About 20 years ago, this cataloger was visiting Colonial Williamsburg and remembers being told by one of the guides that the hand-painted wallpaper in the restored mansion used designs and colors that had simply been guessed at as there was no extant example of Colonial handpainted wallpaper in existence. The backing of this note is a piece of handpainted Colonial-era wallpaper on which contemporary endorsements have been placed in the few open areas of the design.

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