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Order for One Hundred Thousand Dollars Received from the Congress


Upon application to Congress by this Board, for the loan of a sum of Money for the service of this Board, the following order was sent to this Committee by Robert Morris, Esq˙, viz:

"In Congress, June 28, 1776.

"Resolved, That the Treasurers be empowered to advance to the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania, a sum not exceeding; $100,000, the Colony of Pennsylvania to be accountable.

"Extact from the Minutes:
"CHAS˙ THOMSON, Secretary."

Resolved, That the above Order of Congress for $100,000 be put into the hands of John Nixon, Esq˙, and others, the Commutee of Accounts of this Board.