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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Pritchett, Reuel B.
Catalog Number 54.1.724
Date 1776
Description Fragmentary note for one sixth of a Dollar. Issued by a resolution of the Continental Congress, Philadelphia, February 17, 1776. Printed by Hall & Sellers in Philadelphia, 1776. Black print on thin paper. Front printed with sundial, sun, "FUGIO" and "MIND YOUR BUSINESS" image to form a Time Flies, Mind your Business rebus. Columns printed at sides. Reverse portrays the colonies joined as rings around a sun that is printed, "AMERICAN CONGRESS WE ARE ONE." Serial and signature too worn to read.
Material Paper
Made Hall & Sellers (Pennsylvania, Pa.)
Place of Origin Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dimensions H-2.5 W-0.001 L-3.3 inches