George Washington Sound Money Poster
But if in the pursuit of the means we should unfortunately stumble again on unfunded paper money or any similar species of fraud, we shall assuredly give a fatal stab to our national credit in its infancy. Paper money will invariably operate in the body of politics as spirit liquors on the human body. They prey on the vitals and ultimately destroy them. Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice.
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About this poster:
This quote comes from a letter that Washington wrote to Jabez Bowen, a deputy governor of Rhode Island and colonel in the American Revolution, on January 9, 1787.