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Resolve of the Continental Congress


The honourable the Congress, sent the following Resolve to this Board, to be carried into execution:

"In Congress, January 17,1776.

"Resolved, That the Colonels of the several Battalions of Pennsylvania, be supplied with money for the Recruiting Service, by the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania, and disburse the same to the several Recruiting Officers. The Colonels, and other officers, to be accountable for what they shall receive; and all arrears they may fall into to be stopped from their pay."

"Extract from the Minutes.