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Letter from Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire to William Tryon
Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793
October 03, 1770
Volume 08, Page 247

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind. Vol. 217.]
Letter from Earl Hillsborough to Governor Tryon,

Whitehall 3d October 1770.

The state of the outstanding paper-currency inclosed in your Letter No 56, and your remarks upon it are very satisfactory, and the only observation I have to make upon it is, that the sum appears to be large, and will I trust be fully sufficient to answer the purpose of circulation, until the prejudices of the People shall admit, and the circumstances of the Colony induce, a currency of better credit and greater stability.

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