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Context of State of Connecticut, Treasury-Office, February 1, A.D. 1781. : The state of Connecticut doth owe unto, and hereby acknowledge the receipt of [blank] lawful money, from [blank] of [blank] which they promise to pay unto the said [blank] or his order, in Spanish milled dollars, at the rate of six shillings each, or other gold or silver coins equivalent, at or before the end of one year after the expiration of the present war, or a cessation of hostilities between Great Britain and these United States, with the interest at six per cent. per annum, which interest shall be annually paid in gold and silver, in pursuance of, and agreeable to the directions of an Act of the General Assembly, held at Hartford, on the 29th day of November 1780., [blank] Treasurer, (electronic resource)
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