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United StatesContinental Congress.Thomson, Charles1729-1824Dunlap, John1747-1812
In Congress, January 13, 1779: We cannot review the progress of the revolution which has given freedom to America, without admiring the goodness and gratefully acknowledging the interposition of Divine Providence
Printed by John Dunlap
1 sheet ( p.) ; 42 x 26 cm.
Concerning Britain's efforts to discredit American currency. Four resolutions on taxation and withdrawing the bills of credit of the emissions of May 20, 1777 and April 11, 1778. The three resolutions dated January 2, 5, and 14, 1779, are each signed: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary.
N-YHS copy inscribed on verso: resolves of Congress in January 1779; ink stamp: Tomlinson collection, deposited by the Mercantile Library Association; fabric lining.
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