Series Is Presented Here As Five Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1879-1915 (2)--Original Data, 1914-1932 (3)--Original, 1930-1940 (4)--Original, 1939-1947 (5)--Original, 1945-1962. NBER Derived Data By Subtracting Series (Total Federal Budget Expenditures) From Series (Total Federal Budget Receipts). Source: Data Were Derived By NBER From U.S. Treasury Department Figures
This NBER data series m15025a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: m15025a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Federal Budget Surplus Or Deficit for United States [M1525AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1525AUSM144NNBR/, August 29, 2015.