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List of United States currency to be destroyed
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May 03, 1782
Volume 16, Page 311

SUMMARY OF THE STATE OF THE OLD EMISSIONS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

May 3rd, 1782.
New Hampshire.
Quota to be sunk
5,200,000
Already destroyed by return
2,299,769
Wanting to compleat ye Quota
2,900,231
5,200,000
Massachusetts Bay.
Quota to be sunk
29,900,000
Already destroyed by return
12,984,687
Wanting to compleat ye Quota
16,950
Preparing to be destroyed
16,898,363
29,900,000
Rhode Island.
Quota to be sunk
2,600,000
In the hands of the Loan Officer by his last return to be transmitted.
2,600,000
Connecticut.
Quota to be sunk
22,100,000
None transmitted and no returns.
New York.
Quota to be sunk
9,750,000
Already destroyed by return
599,396
Preparing to be destroyed—Sup’ed.
1,378,814
Wanting to compleat ye Quota
7,771,790
9,750,000
New Jersey.
Quota to be sunk
11,700,000
Already destroyed by return
6,334,325
Wanting to compleat ye Quota
5,365,675
11 700,000
Pennsylvania.
Quota to be sunk
29,900,000
Already destroyed by return
10,431,245
In the hands of the Loan Officer
11,272,664
In the hands of the State Treasurer said to be about 5 or 6 millions say
5,000,000
Wanting to compleat ye Quota
3,196,091
29,900,000
Delaware.
Quota to be sunk
2,210,000
Preparing to be destroyed, supposed
2,264,561
Sunk more than Quota
54,561
2,210,000
Maryland.
Quota to be sunk
20,540.000
Already destroyed by return
115,116
In the Loan Office to be transmitted
6,793,346
Wanting to compleat the Quota
13,631,538
20,540,000
Virginia.
Quota to be sunk
32,500,000
Already destroyed by return
908,150
In the hands of the Loan Officer by his last return to be transmitted
5,776,400
Wanting to compleat the Quota
25,815,450
32,500,000
North Carolina.
Quota to be sunk
13,000,000
None transmitted and no returns
South Carolina.
Quota to be sunk
15,600,000
Already destroyed by returns
221,387
Wanted to compleat ye Quota
15,378,613
15,600,000

This is the most exact State that can be made from the Books and Files in the Register’s Office, but it may be still very imperfect because several of the Loan Officers have made no returns for a long time back, and others take no notice of the old emissions.