Quote from Justice Salmon Chase 

"The legal tender quality [of money]
is only valuable for the purposes of dishonesty."

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Justice Salmon Chase
(1808-1873) U.S. Senator from Ohio and Governor of Ohio, U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Abraham Lincoln (1861-1864), Chief Justice of the United States (1864-73)
in dissent of Knox vs. Lee (The Legal Tender Cases, 1871)
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