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In Congress, April 3, 1776: Resolved, that every person intending to set forth and fit out a private ship or vessel of war, and applying for a commission or letters of marque and reprisal for that purpose, shall produce a writing, subscribed by him, containing the name, and tonnage or burthen of the ship or vessel, the number of her guns, with their weight of metal
Journals of the Continental Congress,
Printed by John Dunlap
1 sheet ( p.) ; 34 x 21 cm.
Signed: By order of Congress, [blank] president.
Imprint supplied from Evans.
N-YHS copy signed in manuscript: "John Hancock". Fabric lining.