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The money supply of the American colonies before 1720

Curtis P. Nettels

The money supply of the American colonies before 1720

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Published in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Currency question -- United States,
    • United States -- Commerce -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Finance,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Commerce,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century,
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • United States -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 284-300.

      Statementby Curtis Putnam Nettels ...
      Series[Wisconsin. University] University of Wisconsin studies in the social sciences and history., No. 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG508 .N4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination300, [18] p.
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6310297M
      LC Control Number34028365
      OCLC/WorldCa2123940

      In the sparsely settled American colonies, money, as it always does, arose in the market as a useful and scarce commodity and began to serve as a general medium of exchange. Thus, beaver fur and wampum were used as money in the north for exchanges with the .


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The money supply of the American colonies before 1720 by Curtis P. Nettels Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before is an indispensable The money supply of the American colonies before 1720 book to the problems of trade and currency faced by the early colonists in America.

It also provides a clear picture of the views held by the Crown during the same period.5/5(1). Current prices in one colony--as The money supply of the American colonies before 1720 book by the purchasing power of money in relation to commodities--were not equivalent with identical prices in other colonies.

Consequently, it is necessary that all the American currency expressions be reduced to one common standard; that some measure of value be ascertained which will enable the economic.

Get this from a library. The money supply of the American Colonies before [Curtis P Nettels]. 1 41 Twenty-six letters from Curtis Nettels to Van Wyck Brooks, the American author, critic, and translatorThe letters deal mainly with American writers and American literature, some political issues and also discussion of Mr.

Brook's books. Some examples of his well known books are. This is a list of digitized works done by Davis on a variety of topics including money and banking. It includes links to: Origin of the National Banking System, The Massachusetts Bay Currency,Papers relating The money supply of the American colonies before 1720 book the Land bank ofColonial Currency Reprints,A search for the beginnings of stock speculation, Two forgotten pamphleteers in the Massachusetts currency.

Topics specifically related to the year in the Thirteen Colonies. Subcategories. This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total. Imperial Regulation of Colonial "Paper zMoney, 1 Curtis P, Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before [University of Wisconsin Studies in the Social Sciences and History, Extracts from Chief Justice William Allen's Letter Book Selected and Arranged by LewisCited by: 3.

Brock, L.V. The currency of the American colonies, –New York: Arno. Google Scholar.“The Money Supply in the American Colonies before ,” University of Wisconsin Studies in the Social Sciences, No. 20 (Madison: University of Wisconsin, ), pp. –51; Davis, Andrew McFarland, Currency and Banking in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay (2 vols.; New York: The Macmillan Co., ).

3 The values for Great Britain are based upon the English official values (U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to [Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Government Printing Office, ], p. ) plus the Scottish official values for – (London, Public Record Office, Customs 14). Exports to Scotland for the earlier periods have been based upon.

Pennsylvania and the Agitation for Cheap Money PDF Hazel Shields Garrison. Cartogrpahy of Pennsylvania before PDF The Money Supply of the American Colonies beforeby Curtin Putnam Nettles PDF Harrold E.

Gillingham. Book Review: American Plays Printed A Bibliographical Record, compiled by Frank Pierce. Nettels, Money Supply = Curtis P. Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies BeforeUniversity of Wisconsin Studies in Social Sciences and History, vol. 20. will be cited in discussing particular colonies.

7 Curtis P. Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before (Madison, ), in University of Wisconsin, Studies in the Social Sciences and His-tory, no. 8 Lester makes the colonies appear more self-conscious in attempting to regu.

InBritish America was years old—over a century and a half in existence. From a quarter million people inits mainland colonies had grown by a factor of eight, in seven decades, to over two million in 1 Where England had been the new kid on the block inwhen Jamestown was founded, by the The money supply of the American colonies before 1720 book of Great Britain was the dominant imperial power in North America.

Also see J. Earl Massey, "Early Money Substitutes," in Studies on Money in Early America, ed. by Eric Newman and Richard Doty, New YorK: American Numismatic Society,pp. ; Curtis P. Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies beforeUniversity of Wisconsin Studies in Social Science and History, num Madison.

Money and Politics in America, Joseph Ernst Published by The University of North Carolina Press Ernst, Joseph. Money and Politics in America, A Study in the Currency Act of and the Political Economy of by: The Money Supply of the American Colonies beforeMadison: University of Wisconsin Press, Newman, Eric P.

“Coinage for Colonial Virginia,” Numismatic Notes and Monographs, No. New York: The American Numismatic Society, Each of the other colonies also started to issue their own currency later.

The money had no uniform value, and some colonies issued more paper currency than they could redeem, thus foreshadowing what early banks would do in the United States.

The Carolinas, New Jersey, and New York issued paper currency before Odd bank note and scrip denominations in American monetary history.

the author, Bridgeport, Pa., Nelson, Philip. The coinage of William Wood for the American Colonies. Nettels, Curtis Putnam. The money supply of the American Colonies before A.

Kelley, New York, Reprint of the ed. Curtis Putnam Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before The interest of France in the fur trade resulted in the underpeopling of Canada, so that by her settlers in North America were outnumbered fourteen to one by the inhabitants of the English colonies nearby.

Some of Professor Nettel's writings are reviewed, for example: The Money Supply of the American Colonies beforeThe Roots of American Civilization, and George Washington and American Independence. The reviews were published in newspapers, magazines and professional journals across the United States, Canada and England.

The Money Supply of the American Colonies before By Curtis Putnam Nettels University of Wisconsin, Read preview Overview The Power of Supply and Demand: Thinking Tools and Case Studies for Students and Professionals By Lawrence W.C.

Lai; Ben T. Excerpts from: The Massachusetts Court Records, vol. 6, pp. for Dec. 10, ; The Massachusetts Archives, vol. 36, no. for February 3, and The Massachusetts Court Records, vol 6, p. for - all as quoted in Andrew McFarland Davis, Currency and Banking in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, rpt of edition.

lume 26 No 3 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Serial No 74 BIBLIOGRAPHY Nettles Curtis P The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before University of Wisconsin Studies in Social Sciences and History Vol 20 Madison Nevins Allen The American States During and After the Revolution to New York New CLUB RAY FUGIO 24 MM CNL The.

Institute of Early American History and Culture, ), 3 The works containing references to specie scarcity are too numerous to list. For some examples, see: Curtis P. Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies Before (Madison: University of.

Benjamin Franklin: A Model American and an American Model. In History ofAmerican Political Thought.(B-P. Frost and J. Sikkenga, Editors): Lanham, MD: LexingtonBooks: pp Franklin, B.

().A Modest Enquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Colonial Currency Reprints, Author: James S. Cicarelli. The Money Supply of the American Colonies before By Curtis Put nam Nettles, Professor of History in the University of Wisconsin.

University of Wisconsin Studies in the Social Sciences and History, no. (Madison, Wisconsin, p. Paper, $) We have been reading Professor Nettels' various articles on the monetary.

The North Americans made much use of silver dollars (minted in the Spanish colonies, and obtained from lucrative trade with the West Indies), as well as French and Portuguese coins [Middleton,p.

]; and till aboutAmerican ports eagerly welcomed coins from pirates, who plied as far afield as the Red Sea [Davis,p. 87]. Early American currency went through several stages of development during the colonial and post-Revolutionary history of the United States.

Since there were few coins minted in the Thirteen Colonies, that later became the United States, foreign coins like the Spanish dollar were widely circulated. Colonial governments, at times, issued paper money to facilitate economic activities.

You could not be signed in, please check and try again. Please enter your Username. Please enter your Password. 90 C. Nettels, The Money Supply of the American Colonies before (Madison, Wisconsin, ),Chapter V is particularly effective in its treatment of colonial naval stores as a colonial return for English manufactures.

Project Significant Works in Economic History. Jan de Vries, The Economy of Europe in an Age of Crisis, New York: Cambridge University Press, xi + pp.

ISBN:   The Economics of Inflation, The Basis of Contemporary American Monetary Policy, by H. Parker Willis and John M. Chapman. New York: Columbia University Press. xi, pp. $ Reviewed by Robert W. Burgess.

The Money Supply of the American Colonies beforeby Curtis Putnam Nettels. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin. SMALL NOTES IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES money in and on emissions made between and The table indicates that the majority of Rhode Island's notes were in small denominations, and one of the reasons contemporaries gave for the initial emissions was a shortage of silver.c The proportion of small notes was lower during the French Cited by: Later Law would create cash flow from new economic activity.

It turns out that the Mississippi Company was a small part of a much grander empire he was about to create. In September the company acquired the monopoly in tobacco trading with Africa.

Law's Bank Generale was taken over by the French government in January and was renamed. The American Colonies study guide by bluejoy23 includes 72 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. although in about the Tuscarora tribe was added as a sixth member. It was the most powerful and efficient North American Indian organization during the s.

It banned the production of paper money in the colonies in an effort. When new paper money was injected into the economy, an inflationary boom would result, to be followed by a deflationary depression when the paper money supply contracted At the end of King George's war with France inParliament began to pressure the colonies to retire the mass of paper money and return to a specie currency.

- Britain ordered the northern colonies to meet and draw up a uniform Indian policy with the Iroquois. Had always been individual colonies before this. - Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire attended.

- Union extremely important with the French and Indian War looming. Finally, bills of credit readily often passed current across the Middle Colonies, rendering any attempt to estimate the money supply at the colony-level highly problematic.

Source: American Weekly Mercury, 17 March Grubb uses reward data to estimate the yearly ratio of specie to paper money transactions, combines that ratio with the known quantity of Pennsylvania paper money outstanding, and derives a time series for the colony’s total money supply.

The viability of this technique depends. The Currency of the Pdf Colonies -A Study in Colonial Finance and Imperial Relations. New York: Arno Press. I referred to the empirical work in: Robert G. West, “Money in the Colonial American Economy,” Economic Inquiry, 16(1): A longer version with detailed references is Author: Owen F.

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