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Davis, Andrew

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts; son of Governor John Davis. Appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. He served with the Mediterranean Squadron. Received B. S. from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard College in 1854. Employed with the railroads. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859. Freight agent with Erie Railroad. Employed in flour milling in San Francisco. Married Henrietta Parker Whitney October 23, 1862. They had four children. He left the business world about 1882 to devote his life to research, primarily in American colonial history.

He died in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Author of Tracts Relating to the Currency of the Massachusetts Bay, 1682-1720 in 1902. Author of Colonial Currency Reprints, 1682-1751 in 1910-11. Author of Currency and Banking in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay.

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    An historical study of Law's system 1887

    An historical study of Law's system

    Reprinted from the Quarterly Journal of Economics, April 1887.

    Currency discussion in Massachusetts in the eighteenth century. 1896

    Currency discussion in Massachusetts in the eighteenth century.

    [49 p. ; 26 cm,"Reprinted from the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. xi, Oct. (1896) and Jan. (1897)."-tp]. American Numismatic Society copy.

    Certain Considerations concerning the Coinage of the Colony and the Public Bills of Credit of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay 2/1/1898

    Certain Considerations concerning the Coinage of the Colony and the Public Bills of Credit of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay

    "Certain Considerations concerning the Coinage of the Colony and the Public Bills of Credit of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay" is an article from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 33.

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    Certain Additional Notes Touching Upon the Subjects of Ignominious Punishments and of the Massachusetts Currency 4/1/1899

    Certain Additional Notes Touching Upon the Subjects of Ignominious Punishments and of the Massachusetts Currency

    Excerpted from the American Antiquarian Society proceedings, April 1899.

    Tracts relating to the currency of the Massachusetts Bay, 1682-1720; 1902

    Tracts relating to the currency of the Massachusetts Bay, 1682-1720;

    Severals relating to the fund (1682)--Some considerations on the bills of credit now passing in New-England (1691)--Some additional considerations addressed unto the worshipful Elisha Hutchinson, esq. (1691)--A model for erecting a bank of credit (1688)--A projection for erecting a bank of credit in Boston, New-England, founded on land security (1714)--Objections to the bank of credit, lately projected at Boston (1714)--A letter, from one in Boston, to his friend in the country (1714)--A vindication of the bank of credit projected in Boston (1714)--Some considerations upon the several sorts of banks propos'd as a medium of trade (1716)--The present melancholy circumstances of the province consider'd, and methods for redress humbly proposed (1719) An addition to the Present melancholy circumstances of the province consider'd, &c. (1719)--The distressed state of the town of Boston, &c. considered (1720)--A letter from one in the country to his friend in Boston, containg some remarks upon a late pamphlet, entituled, The distressed state of the town of Boston, &c. (1720)--

    Emergent Treasury-Supply in Massachusetts in Early Days 4/1/1905

    Emergent Treasury-Supply in Massachusetts in Early Days

    Excerpted from American Antiquarian Society proceedings, April 1905.

    The origin of the national banking system 1910

    The origin of the national banking system

    61st Congress, 2nd Session, Senate document no. 582.

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 : with an introduction and notes [Volume 1] 1910

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 : with an introduction and notes [Volume 1]

    A compilation of early American imprints related to all aspects of colonial currency.

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 : with an introduction and notes [Volume 3] 1910

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 : with an introduction and notes [Volume 3]

    A compilation of early American imprints related to all aspects of colonial paper money.

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 [Volume 4] 1910

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 [Volume 4]

    A compilation of early American imprints related to all aspects of colonial paper money.

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 [Volume 2] 1910

    Colonial currency reprints, 1682-1751 [Volume 2]

    A compilation of early American imprints related to all aspects of colonial paper money.

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