He served as an officer with Burgoyne’s army during the Revolution and reported back to England. Author of Travels Through the Interior Parts of America. It includes woodcuts of early American banknotes.
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Eric Newman's personal copy noted p. 411, which refers to "paper dollars" and "hard" dollars.
Eric's Newman's copy notes numismatic references as follows:
pp. 35-36, 40: paper money and gold
p. 253: depreciated paper money
pp. 310-311: confusion re exchange rates
pp. 399-400: paper money and counterfeits
p. 432: exchange of paper money for specie