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Resolve

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In the House of Representatives, November 16, 1776.

Resolved, That the Honourable Tristram Dalton and Aaron Orne, Esquires, with such as the honourable Board shall join, be a Committee to meet Committees from the General Assemblies of the States of Connecticut, New-Hampshire, and Rhode-Island, at Providence, in Rhode-Island, the tenth day of December next, provided said Assemblies think proper to appoint such Committees, then and there to hold a conference respecting further emissions of Paper Currency on the credit of any of said States; also on measures necessary for supporting the credit of the publick Currencies thereof: And the said Committee (if the Committees of the other States so met agree thereto) be empowered to, communicate to the other United States of America the intention of their Convention, and urge that some measures be taken by them to the same purpose, and to give like information to the honourable the Continental Congress, and propose to them whether the regulation of the Currencies is not an object of necessary attention, and to report as soon as may be.

And it is Ordered, That the Secretary immediately transmit authenticated copies of the Resolve to the General Assemblies of the several States aforementioned.

Sent up for concurrence:

J˙ WARREN, Speaker.

In Council, November 16, 1776: Read and concurred, and Thomas Cashing joined on the part of the Board.

Consented to by the major part of the Board.

JOHN AVERY, Dep˙ Sec' y.

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