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In Congress, April 1, 1777: For the better regulating the pay of the army, resolved, that the paymaster or deputy paymaster general shall pay no money but by warrants from the commanders in chief in their respective departments, countersigned by their respective secretaries
Journals of the Continental Congress,
Pay, allowances, etcArmed ForcesHistoryAmerican forces
Printed by John Dunlap
1 sheet ( p.) ; 28 x 16 cm.
Signed: Extract from the minutes. Published by order of Congress, Charles Thomson, secretary.
Includes also resolutions dated April 2, 9, and 10, all concerned with the payment of the army.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.