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In Congress, September 16, 1776: Resolved, that eighty-eight battalions be enlisted as soon as possible, to serve during the present war, and that each state furnish their respective quotas in the following proportions, viz
United StatesContinental Congress.Hancock, John1737-1793Dunlap, John1747-1812
Recruiting and enlistmentBounties, MilitaryLand grantsHistoryAmerican forces
Printed by John Dunlap
1 sheet ( p.) ; 34 x 22 cm.
Twelve resolves concerning enlistment, bounties and pay, passed at sessions of Congress held on September 16th, 18th, and 19th.
Signed: By order of the Congress, John Hancock, president.
Imprint supplied by Evans.
Printed area measures 30.0 x 16.2 cm.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.