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It varied from one place to another. Some of the common possibilities: In relatively civilized areas with good access to British commerce, like Boston, New York and Philadelphia prices and rents were often denominated in terms of the penny sterling. In farming areas bushels of wheat were commonly used to pay rents and bills Privately coined "tokens" were ...


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So, taking a suggestion for the comment above, I will make and answer to this. The British/English and the French had been going at each other's throat for a long time. Just reading from Wikipedia's list of conflicts between the two nations it is very obvious that they did not like each other. Not long before the Revolutionary War, the French had been ...


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First of all, France and the crown of France are two different things. You need to clearly differentiate between the crown, the estates, and the people of France. The American colonists received three main injections of money and material from France during the war: (1) A private subsidy from the crown. This was a large gift engineered by the foreign ...



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