PRICE OF SILVER AT BOSTON
YEAR PRICE OF SILVER in shillings (O.T.) YEAR PRICE OF SILVER in shillings (O.T.) YEAR PRICE OF SILVER in shillings (O.T.)
1700 7.00 1718 11.00 1736 26.75
1701 7.00 1719 12.00 1737 26.75
1702 7.00 1720 12.33 1738 27.75
1703 7.00 1721 12.94 1739 29.17
1704 7.00 1722 14.25 1740 28.62
1705 8.00 1723 15.00 1741 28.25
1706 8.00 1724 16.25 1742 28.25
1707 8.00 1725 15.50 1743 31.00
1708 8.00 1726 16.00 1744 33.00
1709 8.00 1727 16.00 1745 36.00
1710 8.00 1728 17.17 1746 43.00
1711 8.33 1729 20.30 1747 56.80
1712 8.50 1730 20.00 1748 56.38
1713 8.50 1731 18.75 1749 58.00
1714 9.00 1732 20.00 1750 53.75
1715 9.00 1733 22.00 1751 50.00
1716 10.00 1734 25.70 1752 50.00
1717 10.00 1735 27.50 1753 50.00
Source: Frank B. Dexter, ed., Extracts from the Itineraries and other Miscellanies of Ezra Stiles . . . 1755-1794,
pp. 7-8. Data taken from the books of Jacob Hurd and Thomas Edwards, goldsmiths.

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