- Browse -
You are here: Special Collections Database Manuscripts Brainard Charlton Collectio... Finding Aid
Brainard Charlton Collection of Colonial and Continental Paper Money, 1775-1780
Mss. 84s C38
0.1 Cubic Feet
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection of paper money; 1775-1780; issued by the Continental Congress and each of the thirteen original English colonies, during the Revolutionary War period.
Subject/Index Terms Box and Folder Listing Browse by Item:
[ Item 1: Connecticut note for five shillings issued by the colony of Connecticut and signed by J[abez] Hamlin, June 19, 1776],
[Item 2: Delaware note for ten shillings issued by the counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware and signed by J[oh]n McKinly, Tho[ma]s Collins, and B[oaz] Manlove, January 1, 1776],
[ Item 3: Georgia note for one quarter of a Spanish milled dollar and signed by B[enjamin] Andrew, S[amuel] Saltus, and N[ehemiah] Wade, 1776],
[ Item 4: Maryland note for half a dollar issued according to a resolve of the Convention of Maryland and signed by N[icholas] Harwood and F[rederick] Green, August 14, 1776],
[ Item 5: Massachusetts note for three shillings issued by "Massachusetts State" and signed by G[eorge] Partridge, October 16, 1778],
[ Item 6: New Hampshire note for thirty shillings issued by the colony of New Hampshire and signed by Sam Hobart and N[icholas] Gilman, November 3, 1775],
[ Item 7: New Jersey note for one shilling issued by colony of New Jersey and signed by Rob[er]t Smith, Jona[than] Deare and John Smyth., March 25, 1776],
[ Item 8: New York note for one sixth of a dollar issued by the colony of New York and signed by Tho[ma]s Arden, Jun[io]r., March 5, 1776],
[ Item 9: North Carolina note for four dollars issued by colony of North Carolina and signed by [J] Webb, W. Hayes, W[illia]m Williams, and D. [?] Sumner., April 2, 1776],
[ Item 10: Pennsylvania note for ten shillings issued by the colony of Pennsylvania and signed by Will[iam] Allen jr[?], James Mease, and Adam Hubley., July 20, 1775],
[ Item 11: Rhode Island note for seven dollars issued by the "State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations' and signed by C[aleb] Harris, M[etcalf] Bowler, and Jona[than] Arnold., July 2, 1780],
[ Item 12: South Carolina note for "four Spanish milled dollars or the value thereof in Gold and Silver," issued by the colony of South Carolina and signed by John Dart and J[ames] Wakefield., December 23, 1776],
[ Item 13: Virginia. A note for five shillings issued by the colony of Virginia and signed by J[ohn] H. Norton and Geo[rge] Lyne, July 17, 1775],
[ Item 14: Virginia. A note for one shilling, three pence, issued by the colony of Virginia pursuant to the ordinance of the convention of July 17, 1775 and signed by Edm[und] Randolph, July 17, 1775],
[ Item 15: Virginia. A note for one pound issued by the colony of Virginia pursuant to the ordinance of the convention of July 17, 1775 and signed by Phil[ip] Johnson and John Tazewell., July 17, 1775],
[ Item 16: Continental Congress. Note for "Three Spanish million dollars or the value thereof in Gold and Silver" issued by the Continental Congress, Philadelphia, Pa. and signed by Isaac Howell and Rob[ert] Roberts., February 17, 1776],
Item 2: Delaware note for ten shillings issued by the counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware and signed by J[oh]n McKinly, Tho[ma]s Collins, and B[oaz] Manlove, January 1, 1776 Printed by James Adams. Serial no. 87,572. 2 pp. Document signed.
Repository Special Collections Research Center
Mr. and Mrs. Brainard Charlton, in memory of their son, Richard.
Acc. 1984.52 gift of 14 items in 11/1984; and Acc. 1987.10 gift of 2 items in 02/1987.
Brainard Charlton Collection of Colonial and Continental Paper Money, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Processed by Ellen Strong.
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.