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    Pennsylvania April 10, 1775 £5 PCGS Extremely Fine 45PPQ.
    An attractive red and black Pennsylvania £5 plate letter A note with respectable margins. The two signatures in black ink remain bold. The red ink signature has faded, but remains visible. Edward Roberts, Job Bacon, and Lindsay Coats signed this example. The text above the vignette on the back faces in the opposite direction. The notes were issued in order to raise money to build jails and correctional institutions. Philadelphia's city jail, Walnut Street Workhouse, newly built to alleviate crowding at the existing city jail, is illustrated on the back. This note was from the same sheet as the plate letter B example in the lot below.


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