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Elima Kalla

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: scrip note
Maker: Boston Bank Note Company
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: date unknown
Materials: ink; paper; board
Measurements: 3 in x 7 in; 4 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in
Nomenclature: business
Classification: whales

Hawaiian scrip note for 5 dollars with vignette showing harpooning of a whale. Hawaiian writing: "Ke olelo nei na mea nana i kakau i na inoa malalo iho, e haawi aku lakou, i ka mea nana mai i keia palapala, i na kala elima iloko o ka waiwai ma ko lakou hale kuai i koloa."


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Boston Bank Note Company