Canada under French Administration, Quebec City, card currency issue for 24 livres, 1733, manuscript text pour le somme de vingt quatre livres at centre, manuscript signatures of the Governor, Beauharnois and his steward (intendant), Hocquart, in field on toned card (Pick S108, Charlton p.2 for type), in PMG holder 25 Very Fine. The 24 livres the highest denomination for series and extremely rare. These notes issued due to a shortage of regular currency in French Canada. Interestingly only a very few examples extant of this series (1729-1757) due to severe penalties for not redeeming the notes after their redemption period. Charlton states ALL CARD MONEY IS VERY RARE. A copy of a letter from the first Bank of Canada numismatic curator Sheldon S. Carroll confirming authenticity of the note.