Chillicothe copper

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Chillicothe copper - . A piece'pf copper coin ,1125 lately been...
. A piece'pf copper coin ,1125 lately been difcovcred in opening a fpring in the villageof Chillacotpe, i..- ihe North-Weft Territory. ; I mprcf fions upon paper of botlj fides of this coin has been lent by) John S. Wills, Kfq. to a gentlemin in Philadelphia.- They aopeiri to be Ch mefe 'characters. Upon pre-lenting them to Mr. Peal'e for his Mufeunij he produced folir pieces of copper coin procured at different times from China, whicli; are cx-aftly fimilar to the one found in the lp'ring at Chillicbthq.i'as far as a judgment can be foiiijed from comparing them with the jmpreffion of the latter upon pape4,. The Chillicothc coin is now fn the pof-feflion of Governor St. jC'lair.

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  1. Weekly Raleigh Register,
  2. 16 Jun 1801, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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