The Continental Army, Preface and Contents

Robert K. Wright, Jr. Robert K. Wright, Jr., received a B.A. degree in history from the College of the Holy Cross in 1968 and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in early American history from the College of William and Mary in 1971 and 1980, respectively. He served with the Army on active duty from 1968 to …

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The Depreciation of Paper Money

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 1.—When rebel writers write, and rebel printers print, all good rebels must believe. Walsingham’s inquiry into the causes of the depreciation of the paper money of the United States, is an honest display, to say the least, and …

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