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Currency discussion in Massachusetts in the eighteenth century

by Andrew McFarland Davis

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Published in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby Andrew MacFarland Davis
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26705006M

For a complementary discussion of racialized portraiture in eighteenth-century Britain, see Angela Rosenthal, “Visceral Culture: Blushing and the Legibility of Whiteness in Eighteenth-Century British Portraiture,” Art History (September ): – The literature on sensibility is too large and complex to be cited here in any detail. Typical of this attitude was the opinion advanced by Douglass, an avowed early eighteenth century foe of paper money, who claimed that silver coin was plentiful in Massachusetts until driven out by paper money first issued by the colony in It was his interpretation that the availability of hard money was not a problem until the colony.

  the history of fiat money and currency inflation in new england from to The scarcity of money was a vexatious problem with the American colonists from the beginning. The tax-gatherers [1] and tradesmen experienced much trouble and delay in making collections. As the calling in of the Massachusetts paper money lagged, and as the amounts in circulation continued to increase, it was found that silver money was at a premium, and during the first half of the eighteenth century New England paper currency steadily depreciated in terms of .

the Paper Currency of the American Colonies, Prior to the adoption of the Federal Constitution (Roxbury, Mass., ii) and John H. Hickcox, A History of the Bills of Credit or Paper Money Issued by New York from to (Albany, i). The book by Phillips includes surveys of several colonies, written by different authors. Boston Furniture of the Eighteenth Century. massachusetts bombe chair mahogany design samuel american england winterthur drawers benjamin chairmaker desk and bookcase newport You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested.


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