Paper 4 shilling of New York Water Works, New York City, 1775. 0000.999.29207

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Obverse: NEW-YORK \ WATER WORKS | THIS NOTE shall entitle the BEARER to the Sum of \ FOUR SHILLINGS, \ current Money of the Colony of New-York, payable on DEMAND, by \ the MAYOR, ALDERMEN, and COMMONALTY of \ the City of New-York, at the Office of Chamberlain of the said City, \ pursuant to a Vote of the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty, \ of this Date. Dated the Second Day of August, in the Year of our \ Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-five. \ By Order of the Corporation, | IVs. [x4] - Decorative borders
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Reverse: FOUR SHILLINGS. | NEW-YORK, Printed by H. GAINE. - Proposed steam-operated water pump of Christopher Colles