Public Finance and the Continental Congress
Part of the History in Depth book series
June 22, 1775, Journals of the Continental Congress, 11 103.
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- James Swan wrote to Dr John Witherspoon, from Boston, May 24: ‘I received yours of the 8th instant. … The immense sums forced in here from your quarter, has entirely stopped the circulation and value of the old paper currency. The new is going fast — there has been most horrible doings by speculators from Philadelphia. I am very fortunate in being but slightly effected by the wreck.’ Royal Gazette, June 13, 1781.Google Scholar
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