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(Circular.) Philadelphia, February 8, 1781. [microform] : Sir, Your excellency will receive enclosed two important resolves of Congress, of the 3d and 7th instant, recommending it to the several states ... that they vest a power in Congress, to levy, for the use of the United States, a duty of five per cent ... upon all goods, wares and merchandize, of foreign growth and manufacture ... to be appropriated to the discharge ... of the debts ... of the United States, for supporting the present war ...

Author/Creator:
United States. Continental Congress.
Publication:
Providence: : Printed by John Carter., [1781]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44065.
Format/Description:
Microformat
1 sheet ([1] p.)
Subjects:
Debts, Public -- United States.
Finance -- United States.
Tariff -- United States.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Economic aspects.
United States -- Commerce.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Notes:
Signed: Samuel Huntington, president.
At end: State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. The preceding contains true copies ... Witness, Henry Ward, sec'ry.
Printed in two columns.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44065).
Cited in:
Bristol B5380
Shipton & Mooney 44065
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 897
OCLC:
55810787
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