One (1) Colony of New Hampshire Six Pence note, serial number 3803, dated November 3, 1775. Printed lettering on the note reads "The Po[s][s]e[s][s]or of this NOTE shall be intitled [sic] to receive out of the Trea[s]ury of this Colony, the Sum of [s]ix pence Lawful Money on the 20th of December 1782; and this Note [s]hall be received in all Payments at the Tre[s]sury at any Time after the Date hereof" surrounded by decorative foliate border. John Calfe/Nicholas Gilman signatures. 2 5/8" H x 5 7/8" W. Provenance: The Estate of Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., Chattanooga, TN. Descended in the family of Lewis M. Coleman Jr. II (1894-1914), son of Lewis M. Coleman Jr., son of CSA Lt. Colonel Lewis Minor Coleman (1827-1863) and Mary Ambler Marshall, daughter of James K. Marshall and granddaughter of John Marshall (1755-1835). Lewis M. Coleman Jr. also was related to the family of Henry Dearborn by his marriage to Julia Wingate Boyd, daughter of Annette Maria Dearborn Boyd, who was the daughter of Greenleaf Dearborn (1786-1846) and great granddaughter of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) on her mother's side. CONDITION: Overall good condition with tears, largest 3/4", areas of loss, 1/8" x 1", foxing spots, crease to center, to be expected from age and manner of use. Signatures in strong, visible condition.
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