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Cheque - Henry Batman, Derwent Bank, Melbourne Branch, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1838 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 45468

Summary:
Cheque for seven pounds 13 shillings 6 pence issued to W.F.A. Rucker or bearer and the same to Henry Batman, 18 May 1838. Signed by Henry Batman.
Description:
A printed cheque form of the Derwent Bank (182 * 80 mm) filled out by Henry Batman:
No Hobart Town (crossed out and 'Melbourne' written below) 18 May 1838 / Cashier of the Derwent Bank / Pay to Mr. W.F.A. Rucker or bearer / the sum of Seven pounds 13/6 / and place the same to the account of / L 7 - 13 - 6 Henry Batman (the signature is cancelled)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 80 mm (Width), 182 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: cheques
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: PAPER MONEY
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: bills of exchange
DateEra: 1838 AD
Obverse Description: A printed cheque form of the Derwent Bank filled out by Henry Batman:
No Hobart Town (crossed out and 'Melbourne' written below) 18 May 1838 / Cashier of the Derwent Bank / Pay to Mr. W.F.A. Rucker or bearer / the sum of Seven pounds 13/6 / and place the same to the account of / L 7 - 13 - 6 Henry Batman (the signature is cancelled)
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: No Hobart Town (crossed out and 'Melbourne' written below) 18 May 1838 / Cashier of the Derwent Bank / Pay to Mr. W.F.A. Rucker or bearer / the sum of Seven pounds 13/6 / and place the same to the account of / L 7 - 13 - 6 Henry Batman
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Paper
Issued By: Henry Batman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1838
Issued To: W Rucker, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1838
Organisation Named: Derwent Bank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1838

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