Benjamin Franklin and the birth of a paper money economy

Abstract: This publication, an essay based on a lecture presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia by Professor Farley Grubb of the University of Delaware, tells readers about Benjamin Franklin?s role in the debate about devising a system of paper money in the colonies and his monetary philosophy.

Keywords: Paper money;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Monograph

Publication Date: 2006