MASSACHUSETTS TREASURER'S CERTIFICATES
(LAWFUL MONEY)
YEAR ENDING LAST OF MAY ISSUED
(SUMS BORROWED)
CANCELLED
(BURNED)
OUTSTANDING REDEEMED AND IN TREASURY
END OF YEAR
HELD BY LENDERS
1750 18,400   18,400    
1751 9,000   27,400    
1752 18,614   46,014    
1753 956 ## 24,828 22,142    
1754 9,332 13,946 17,528 4,606 12,922
1755 36,508 5,181 48,855 13,068 35,787
1756 121,194 14,076 155,973 20,598 135,375
1757 94,181 24,121 226,033 88,186 137,847
1758 118,644 132,187 212,490 +(35,726) 176,764
1759 150,106 77,554 285,042 +(26,013) 259,029
1760 211,346 44,882 451,506 87,539 363,967
1761 210,597 156,838 505,265 52,837 452,428
1762 209,866 # 233,799 481,332 27,015 454,317
1763 124,873 # 116,024 490,181 45,065 445,116
1764 72,334 175,506 387,009 56,862 330,147
1765 131,063 181,654 336,418 57,129 ## 279,289
1766 12,385 87,774 261,029 70,535 190,494
1767 197,000 247,029 211,000 41,307 169,693
1768 157,000 203,123 164,877 17,991 146,886
1769 125,850 160,978 129,749 18,094 111,655
1770 100,000 129,468 100,281 6,020 94,261
1771 88,158 102,543 85,896    
1772 75,091 84,648 76,339    
1773 909   77,248    
1774 16,000 ++ 37,078 56,170    
+ Treasury balance not indicated as Treasury Certificates as preceeding and succeeding ones, but presumed to be.
# New Form Notes less Old Form Notes exchanged for New.
++ Burning Committee Report, Jan. 31, 1774, Massachusetts Acts and Resolves, XVIII, 744.
## Errors in typewritten MSS corrected by editor.
Sources: See Brock, Currency of the American Colonies, p. 596.

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