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    Pennsylvania April 10, 1775 50s PCGS About New 53.
    All three signatures can be seen on this lightly handled plate letter C note, although the signature of Lindsay Coats in red ink has largely faded. These popular pieces are known as Workhouse notes, so-called as they bear a detailed vignette of the Walnut Street Workhouse or Prison (the City Jail of Philadelphia) on the back. When Philadelphia was being held by the British, Cunningham practiced barbaric treatment of the captured Americans that were being housed there. Robert Morris was later incarcerated at the Walnut Street Prison due to debt.


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    April, 2012
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