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Counterfeit bank note taken from prisoner in Stokes County, North Carolina, 1846.
"This Bill found in the possession of Larkin Ray a Prisoner brought before us Beverly Jones & HR Lehman two of the Justices of the Peace of Stokes County NC on the 10th of January 1846 at Bethania. HR Lehman."
In 1846, Bethania was in Stokes County, North Carolina. However, as a result of the creation of Forsyth County in 1849 (carved from Stokes County), Bethania now is in Forsyth County.
The Bank of the State of North Carolina Promises to Pay Four Dollars on demand to the bearer at Milton Raleigh 1 Apr 1844.
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