Monetary Reform

Thomas Jefferson: Paper is Poverty?

    To John Wayles Eppes [son-in-law, at the time Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, 13th Congress] Monticello, June 24, 1813 If treasury bills are emitted on a tax appropriated for their redemption in fifteen years, and (to insure preference in the first moments of competition) bearing an interest…