Colonel Edmund Dick Taylor (October 18, 1804 – December 4, 1891) was an American businessman, politician, and soldier from Illinois. He is remembered as the first person to suggest that the United States should issue paper currency (" greenbacks") during the American Civil War. . Taylor said "Just get Congress to pass a bill authorizing the printing of full.
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