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" Barber shops were papered, in jest, with the bills; and sailors on returning from their cruise, being paid off in bundles of this worthless money, had suits of clothes made of it, and with characteristic light heartedness turned their loss into a frolic... "
Historical Sketch of Continental Paper Money - Stran 19
avtor: Samuel Breck - 1843 - 40 strani
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Historical Sketches of the Paper Currency of the American ..., Količine 1–2

Henry Phillips, Elisha Reynolds Potter - 1865
...millions lost all value and were laid aside. Barber shops were papered, in jest, with the bills; and sailors on returning from their cruise, being paid...suits of clothes made of it, and with characteristic light heartedness turned their loss into a frolic by parading through the streets in decayed finery,...
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Historical Sketches of the Paper Currency of the American Colonies ...

Henry Phillips - 1866
...were papered, in jest, with the bills ; and sailors on returning from their cruise, being paid oft' in bundles of this worthless money, had suits of clothes made of it, and with characteristic light hcartedness turned their loss into a frolic by parading through the streets in decayed finery,...
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American Enterprise: Burley's United States Centennial Gazetteer and Guide ...

Sylvester W. Burley - 1876 - 882 strani
...goods but for gold or silver." Barber-shops were papered in jest with bills, and sailors, who had been paid off in bundles of this worthless money, had suits of clothes made of it, and paraded through the streets in decayed finery which in its better days had passed for thousands of...
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History Teacher's Magazine, Količina 8

1917
...paper dollars to get one silver dollar and by 1781 it took one hundred. "Barber-shops were papered in jest with the bills; and the sailors, on returning...worthless money, had suits of clothes made of it" Another method of getting funds used by Congress was to requisition the states for certain proportionate...
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Proceedings of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia

Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia - 1910
...annihilation was so complete that barber shops were papered in jest with the bills, and the sailors 011 returning from their cruise, being paid off in bundles...of this worthless money, had suits of clothes made out of it, and with characteristic light-heartedness turned their loss into a frolic by parading through...
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Financial History of the United States

Davis Rich Dewey - 1918 - 544 strani
...And another writer, Breck, says : " The annihilation was so complete that barber-shops were papered in jest with the bills ; and the sailors, on returning...suits of clothes made of it, and with characteristic light- heartedness turned their loss into a frolic by parading through the streets in decayed finery...
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