4c-75c Maryland (RM97-RM98, RM100, RM102-RM103). Clear to sharp impressions, 4c on part-printed bill of lading, 10c on bond, 25c on notarized protest, 50c on estate inventory which mentions six slaves by name, 75c on promissory note, Very Fine impressions, an interesting and historic group (Image)
20c Maryland (RM99). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated October 17, 1800, some manuscript from note on embossing, Very Fine impression, scarce, the Combs survey records only nine examples (Image)
30c Maryland (RM101). Clear impression at upper left on handwritten sight draft dated May 17, 1799, light horizontal file fold thru embossing, Very Fine impression, rare, only four are recorded in the Combs survey, ex Sheldon and Joyce (Image)
$1.00 Maryland (RM104). Light but readable impression at top left of handwritten bill of sale dated June 9, 1800, light horizontal file fold at top just affects embossing
FINE AND RARE. THE COMBS SURVEY LISTS THREE EXAMPLES OF THE $1.00 MARYLAND FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE, BUT JOYCE HAD NOT SEEN ANOTHER AND CONSIDERED THIS TO BE UNIQUE. WE HAVE ALSO BEEN UNABLE TO LOCATE ANY OTHERS.
Ex Sheldon and Joyce. Listed but unpriced in Scott. (Image)