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Committee room, June 10, 1779: Whereas sundry applications have been made to this committee by many worthy inhabitants from different parts of the state, for the purpose of procuring therefrom such advice and assistance as may be useful towards forming committees on a similar plan in the several counties; therefore resolved, that the proceedings already published, together with the following circular letter, be sent to each county
Philadelphia (Pa.)Henry, William1729-1786Dunlap, John1747-1812
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania,
Currency questionGrainPricesPrice regulationHistoryFinance
1 sheet ( p.) ; 28 x 19 cm.
Concerns plans to discourage the devaluation of currency by lowering the prices of goods and produce in Pennsylvania.
Followed on verso by an act permitting local officials to seize private stores of grain from owners who are to be reimbursed at rates established by state committee.
Signed: Signed by order of the committee, William Henry, chairman.
Ascribed to the press of John Dunlap in Philadelphia by Evans.
N-YHS copy inscribed on p.: Pennsylvania committee; fabric lining.