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    Extremely Rare South Carolina 1783 General Assembly Bond

    South-Carolina March 16, 1783 Act of the General Assembly Indented Certificate at Charlestown Fully Accomplished Uncertified Good.
    The second example we are aware of. This is a complex large folio single-sheet bond. Laid paper, partly-print form with left printed indent. A very rare bond issued by the South Carolina General Assembly, dated Charlestown (became Charleston, SC.) , April 1, 1783. It is for the sum of 359 Pounds Sterling for "Corn and fodder supplies" for the South Carolina State Commissary. It is signed by the Commissioners of the Treasury, William Parker and Edward Blake. Signed on the blank back by various South Carolina officials, Samuel Mathis, John Hatfield, and William Freeman. In overall good condition, with some stress tearing along several folds. Still holding together in one piece, though fragile. A fascinating, early American financial instrument that should be worth well in excess of its starting bid. Southern Colonial instruments like this have always been in vogue.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-14th Wednesday-Tuesday
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