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Letter from William Tryon to Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
February 27, 1769
Volume 08, Page 12

[From Tryon's Letter Book]
Letter from Governor Tryon to Earl Hillsborough

Brunswick 27th Feby 1769.

I have the honor to transmit to your Lordship inclosed a state of the several sums of paper currency emitted in this government, and also an account, as correct as it could be obtained, of that which has been paid into the Treasury and burnt, for sinking the same, by which it appears, that there is now existing the sum of £58,535 14 2 proclamation bills.